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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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- Families o Groups, Different political communities, ethnocide o Groups