Feasting with cannibals : an essay on Kwakiutl cosmology /

Professor Walens shows that the Kwakiutl visualize the world as a place of mouths and stomachs, of eaters and eaten. His analyses of the social rituals of meals, native ideas of the ethology of predation, a key Kwakiutl myth, and the Hamatsa dance, the most dramatic of their ceremonials, demonstrate...

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Main Author: Walens, Stanley, 1948- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1981]
Online Access:CONNECT