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Unformatted text preview: Different political communities, same culture/society External Different political communities, different culture/society War o Any sort of inter-group fighting between socially organized and recognized groups Substitutability Not murder/assault Not directed at one particular person Headhunting What o Taking the severed head of a victim ANTH 205 2-Mar-10 Where o Melanesia and Amazonia among other places Tsantsa (Shuar) Status-conferring (trophy) Feasting rituals Ritual objects in post-raid ceremonies o Along with drinking cups and heirlooms Status-conferring (manhood) Augment supernatural power of warriors Pacify evil spirits Predatory Excludes reciprocity Temporary benefit (revenge/spirit) Continued violence Non-kin based groups...
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- Winter '10