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Description - Eat Thy Neighbour by Daniel Diehl

Cannibalism is unquestionably one of the oldest and deepest-seated taboos. Even in an age when almost nothing is sacred, religious, moral and social prohibitions surround the topic. But even as our minds recoil at the mention of actual acts of cannibalism there is some dark fascination with the subject. Appalling crimes of humans eating other humans are blown into major news stories and gory movies: both Hitchcock's "Psycho" and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" were based on the crimes of Ed Gein, who is profiled, along with others, in this book. In Eat Thy Neighbour the authors put the subject of cannibalism into its social and historical perspective.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750943734
ISBN-10: 0750943734
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 124mm x 10mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Daniel Diehl

Daniel Diehl is an author and cultural historian. Mark Donnelly is a writer and lecturer on medieval subjects. They have produced a number of books together including Tales From the Tower and Management Secrets from History.

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