A brief history of cannibalism - Bill Schutt
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Medicinal cannibalism was surprisingly widespread in Europe between the 15th and early 18th centuries, and one form, placentophagy is still practiced today in the United states. But when the word “cannibalism” is mentioned, it’s usually something very different that comes to mind. Why is that so? This Q&A with author Bill Schutt will give students insight into what some might call an obsession.
Interested in learning more about the science and history of human and animal cannibalism? Check out Bill Schutt's book, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History, as he debunks common myths about cannibalism, and explore's its role in biology and anthropology.
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