culture and its practitioners. Peter Hulme argues that ‘“cannibalism” is a
term with no application outside the discourse of European colonialism’,
Colonial Encounters (London, 1986), p. 84. See also F. Lestringant, Cannibals: The Discovery and Representation of the Cannibal from Columbus to Jules
Verne, trans. R. Morris (Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1997), pp. 15–17.
4 The Psalter (British Library, MS Additional 28681, c. 1250), Ebstorf (thirteenth century), and Hereford (c. 1300) mappaemundi all relegate anthropophagi to the far south of the world, on the edges