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The Last Cannibals: A South American Oral History

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An especially comprehensive study of Brazilian Amazonian Indian history, The Last Cannibals is the first attempt to understand, through indigenous discourse, the emergence of Upper Xingu society. Drawing on oral documents recorded directly from the native language, Ellen Basso transcribes and analyzes nine traditional Kalapalo stories to offer important insights into Kalap ...more
Paperback, 335 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by University of Texas Press (first published January 1st 1995)
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