Cows, Pigs, Wars, & Witches. The Riddles of Culture. Marvin HARRIS.

Cows, Pigs, Wars, & Witches. The Riddles of Culture.

London: Hutchinson, 1975. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. x + 276pp. Black cloth with gilt titling to spine. List of references and acknowledgments. The author seeks to identify the conditions that produce a number of seemingly bizarre & irrational beliefs, both historical and present day. Covers topics such from belief in sacred pigs and cattle, to those of the cargo-cultists, and, more sinisterly, the persecution of witches. Very light rubbing to corners, edges. Spine ends lightly bruised; paper very lightly browned. Overall, a tight and bright Near fine copy in VG + dust jacket. (Dust jacket a little chafed at edges, corners and spine ends, not price clipped.). Item #36315
ISBN: 009122750x

Price: $35.00

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