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Bones of Contention

Series 1, Episode 2

Bones of Contention

Despite an eagerness to believe the opposite, evidence for cannibalism abounds from both the modern world and throughout history. Our knowledge of cannibalism generally begins with Hannibal Lecter and ends with the survivors of the 1972 Andes air crash - and we are uncomfortable even contemplating that it goes any further than this. Cannibal: Bones Of Contention examines the historic context of cannibalism in human society.

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