Terrifying, Bone-Chilling Rituals and Sacrifices

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Terrifying, Bone-Chilling Rituals and Sacrifices

By Kelly Regan Barnhill; David D. Gilmore (Consultant)

Edge Books, Library Binding, 9781429622950, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2009

Description
Some of today's rituals are fun such as blowing out the candles on a birthday cake But many rituals of the past were terrifying People often willingly disfigured their bodies or even set themselves on fire Take a deep breath, and get ready to learn about human sacrifices Chinese foot binding and other bone chilling rituals of the past.


About the Author
Kelly Barnhill is a poet and literary fiction writer. This is her debut children's book. Kelly lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children.

David D. Gilmore is assistant professor of anthropology at the State University of New York, Stony Brook.