geophagy

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eating earth, clay, chalk

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During the heyday of local-color fiction in the 1880s and '90s, then, a second wave of magazine writings on white clay-eaters appeared, newly inflected by the evolutionary discourse of the day.
44) Whereas researchers often describe clay-eaters in the Southern U.
Craving may in fact be the term that most connects nineteenth-century writings on cachexia Africana to the discourse of clay-eaters in the present-day U.