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Publications [#331375] of John J. Martin

Journal Articles

  1. Martin, JJ, Cannibalism as a feuding ritual in early: Modern Europe, Acta Histriae, vol. 25 no. 1 (January, 2017), pp. 97-108 [doi]
    (last updated on 2022/11/29)

    Upon encountering cannibalism among New World natives, some European observers concluded that those South American Indian tribes who practiced it (mainly Brazilian) were savages. Montaigne was an exception. To the contrary, in his Essays, Montaigne is satisfied to compare the cultural practices of various human groups, without ranking them in a cultural hierarchy.

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