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Human Sacrifice - a book by Wood, Alix

Human Sacrifice

Human Sacrifice( )
Author: Wood, Alix
Series title:Why'd They Do That? Strange Customs of the Past Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.60
Book Description:

Human sacrifice is a gruesome yet fascinating part of many cultures histories. While its well known that the ancient Aztecs practiced human sacrifice, many other peoples did as well, including the Thuggees, the Maya, and the ancient Egyptians. This compelling book relays the significance of such brutal acts and explains each cultures devotion to their gods and the afterlife. Readers also learn about modern acts of sacrifice, such as the kamikaze pilots of World War II. Vibrant...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Science / Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Juvenile Nonfiction / Religion / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.2 x 10.1 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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