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Blood & Honey Icons : Biosemiotics & Bioculinary

Categorized in these topics: Bioculinary

Blood & Honey Icons: Biosemiotics & Bioculinary (2012) is a cookbook and trauma healing practice topanalysis of South Slavic women war crimes and war survivors. Author Danica Anderson — a forensic psychotherapist who has worked with war crimes and war survivors on behalf of the International Criminal Court and the United Nations — presents an exciting synthesis culminating decades of field experience. Danica Anderson's work with inscribed memories frames an original and experiential approach to understanding the healing wisdom inherent from food in conflict, domestic dwelling, agriculture, and husbandry.

Several books in one, Blood & Honey Icons: Biosemiotics & Bioculinary explores the distinct yet interrelated explorations of South Slavic culinary practices that will appeal from a variety of angles. Included are recipes, cultural stories, folkloric references, and bioculinary pedagogy. A section is devoted to explaining the practice of coffee cup reading as a reflective and therapeutic practice.

Proceeds from book sales support author Danica Anderson's continuing and ongoing work with women war crimes and war survivors throughout the world. For more information about Danica Anderson and her work.

Notes on versions

The book is being released in several editions: Bound, Adobe PDF eBook, and Kindle reader.

The bound version is a gorgeous full-color edition, rich with original artwork by Connie Simpson and Erin Hilleary. Throughout the book are included the set of Danica Anderson's 26 Blood and Honey Icons card deck, designed to facilitate the tactile exploration and practice of working with archetypal symbols.

The eBook edition is provided in Adobe PDF format and thus enables the owner to print full color pages for purposes of sharing, teaching, and collaborative acts. This unabridged digital edition is 199 pages and includes references.

The Kindle reader edition is the most affordable option designed for readers focusing on the book's text.

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