Forest of Taboos: Morality, Hunting, and Identity

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"The Forest of Taboos" may be considered among the most important books ever written by an anthropologist. Valeri writes superbly, and this book makes a fundamental contribution to one of the most central lines of thought in twentieth-century anthropology. He shows that taboo is finally comprehensible. John Stephen Lansing, University of Michigan "The Forest of Taboos" is no conventional ethnography, more an extended meditative essay on its subject, erudite, rich in ideas and data, wide-ranging in its theoretical ...

Forest of Taboos: Morality, Hunting, and Identity 2000, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299162146

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Forest of Taboos: Morality, Hunting, and Identity 2000, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299162108

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