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The Resource Mortal rituals : what the story of the Andes survivors tells us about human evolution, Matt J. Rossano

Mortal rituals : what the story of the Andes survivors tells us about human evolution, Matt J. Rossano

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Mortal rituals : what the story of the Andes survivors tells us about human evolution
Title
Mortal rituals
Title remainder
what the story of the Andes survivors tells us about human evolution
Statement of responsibility
Matt J. Rossano
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On December 21, 1972, sixteen young survivors of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 were rescued after spending ten weeks stranded at the crash site of their plane, high in the remote Andes Mountains. The incident made international headlines and spawned several bestselling books, fueled partially by the fact that the young men had resorted to cannibalism to survive. Matt Rossano examines this story from an evolutionary perspective, weaving together findings and ideas from anthropology, psychology, religion, and cognitive science. He ties their story to our story, seeing in the mortal rituals
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Rossano, Matthew J
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
NONE
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Behavior evolution
  • Taboo
  • Airplane crash survival
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • SCIENCE
  • Airplane crash survival
  • Behavior evolution
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Taboo
Label
Mortal rituals : what the story of the Andes survivors tells us about human evolution, Matt J. Rossano
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Introduction: The Crash of Flight UAF 571; 1. Natural Versus Civilized; 2. The Evolution of Taboo; 3. This Cold and Capricious Place; 4. Mountain Rituals; 5. Rituals of Love; 6. Ritual Defeats the Mountain; 7. God of the Mountain; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn859158769
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 232 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231535465
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 10.7312/ross16500
  • ebc1103427
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3cmbs5
  • 6ef83b14-de0a-4aed-bd61-c4760259faa9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859158769
Label
Mortal rituals : what the story of the Andes survivors tells us about human evolution, Matt J. Rossano
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Introduction: The Crash of Flight UAF 571; 1. Natural Versus Civilized; 2. The Evolution of Taboo; 3. This Cold and Capricious Place; 4. Mountain Rituals; 5. Rituals of Love; 6. Ritual Defeats the Mountain; 7. God of the Mountain; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn859158769
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 232 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231535465
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 10.7312/ross16500
  • ebc1103427
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3cmbs5
  • 6ef83b14-de0a-4aed-bd61-c4760259faa9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859158769

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