Cannibalism as a feuding ritual in early: Modern Europe

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Upon encountering cannibalism among New World natives, some European observers concluded that those South American Indian tribes who practiced it (mainly Brazilian) were savages. Montaigne was an exception. To the contrary, in his Essays, Montaigne is satisfied to compare the cultural practices of various human groups, without ranking them in a cultural hierarchy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Martin, JJ

Published Date

  • January 1, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 97 - 108

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1318-0185

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.19233/AH.2017.05

Citation Source

  • Scopus