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Talk of cannibalism

Nature volume 407, pages 2526 (07 September 2000) | Download Citation

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Incontrovertible evidence of cannibalism has been found at a 900-year-old site in the southwestern United States. Why do horrified critics deny that many societies have found cannibalism acceptable?

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  1. Jared M. Diamond is in the Department of Physiology, University of California Medical School, Los Angeles, California 90095-1751, USA.

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