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Body Trade: Captivity, Cannibalism and Colonialism in the Pacific
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0415938422, Paperback)Body Trade exposes myths surrounding the trade in heads, cannibalism, captive white women, the display of indigenous people in fairs and circuses, the stolen generations, the 'comfort' women and the making of the exotic/erotic body. This is a lively and intriguiung comtribution to the study of the postcolonial body.
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Captivity, cannibalism, the circus, trading in bodies, prostitution, the Stolen Generation - this book examines the historical and cultural significance of the way in which the human body has been held captive, traded and placed on display throughout the western world. It is the first scholarly book on the subject.
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