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the practice of eating the flesh of your own kind

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He writes pithily: "[Conrad] deals with the florid conception of a man who has eaten his way out of the human race through cannibalism and wishes to win his way back to it through love" ([1962]1979: 210).
Seven drought events between 1520 and 1920 are documented in the graffiti, which tells of conflict, starvation and even cannibalism.
This is possibly the clearest known archaeological example of ritualistic cannibalism," Bello says.
ISLAMABAD -- Members National Assembly on Tuesday moved two private member bills to the House seeking legislation for rigorous imprisonment and fine for those involved in cannibalism.
With the recent crackdown on cannibalism in Uganda, Baboola, a self-confessed cannibal says he now saves eating people for special occasions.
basalis displays substantial cannibalism which may impede mass rearing.
He also told the girl in a chatroom that fantasising about cannibalism gave him a sexual kick and said cooked children's flesh was much more tender than that of adults, the prosecution alleged.
He admitted getting a sexual kick fantasising about cannibalism and said cooked children's flesh was more tender than adults.
With the discourse of cannibalism arising out of European colonization, Loichot emphasizes that this stereotype of indigenous and enslaved Caribbean peoples was the result of a psychic displacement, a projection of Europe's material and discursive violence onto the Other America it colonized and exploited.
HYDERABAD TOWN -- Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) Sargodha has distributed copies of charge sheet among the two brother arrested under charges of cannibalism and summoned the witnesses on next hearing.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) Thursday issued notices to the ministries of interior and law and others on a petition seeking directions for strict legislation for cannibalism in the country.
Sexual cannibalism is a form of female mate choice with low-quality mates more likely to be cannibalized.
show that hunger in the harsh winter of 1609-10 was so extreme, Colonists resorted to cannibalism.
Medicinal Cannibalism in Early Modern English Literature and Culture
However it appears investigators are now certain cannibalism took place.