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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 202
Professor
Eduardo Kohn
Semester
Fall

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MinerBody Ritual Among the Naciremamagical believes and practices of the Nacirema present such unusual aspects that it seems desirable to describe them as an example of the extremes to which human behaviour can go Nacirema North American group living in territory betw Canadian Cree Yaqui and Tarahumare of Mexico little known of their originculture characterized by highly developed market economy ritual activity with focus on human body appearance and health dominant concernfundamental belief is that human body is ugly with natural tendency to debilitate and diseasemans only
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