Imagining Cannibals: European Encounters with Native Brazilian Women

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In his “Introduction” to Imagining Religion, Jonathan Z. Smith contends that second-order reflection on religion—imagining religion per se—is a relatively recent human endeavor.1 It is one, of course, that has engaged our
group of essayists—indeed, as our life’s work and preoccupation. It is also the issue at stake in this essay: how human behaviors and groups are distinguished and labeled.
Original languageAmerican English
JournalHistory of Religions
StatePublished - Nov 2007


  • Religion

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