The Highest Altar: Unveiling the Mystery of Human Sacrifice

The Highest Altar: Unveiling the Mystery of Human Sacrifice

by Patrick Tierney
     
 

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Researching this ``archeological, anthropological detective story'' took the author to the high Andes where priests and witches still conduct sacrificial killings. ``Tierney's analysis of the complex evolution of attitudes toward human sacrifice is treated summarily as little more than an addendum to his firsthand accounts of his Andean adventures,'' commented PW . Photos. (Sept.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140139747
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1990
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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