Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 1985 - 289 páginas
The anthropologist/author takes on some of the major food riddles, including cannibalism, to reveal why a culture accepts or spurns specific foods
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Grass was to cattle as forest acorns were to pigs. And what had to be done to
make the plains safe for cattle was similar to what had been done two centuries
earlier to make the forests safe for pigs: Indians and wolves had to be subdued.
It is important to bear in mind that many Africans lack any tradition of drinking milk
, while American Indian peoples without exception were entirely unfamiliar with
the practice prior to the arrival of Europeans and their domesticated animals.
J. W. Evans, 241-58. San Francisco: W. H. Freeman. Hitchcock, Stephen W. 1962
. "Insects and Indians of the Americas." Bulletin of the Entomological Society of
America 8:181-87. Holt, Vincent M. 1885. Why Not Eat Insects? Reprinted in
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Why are the world's food habits or "foodways,'' as Harris refers to them, so diverse? In this scholarly yet fast-paced and very readable work, anthropologist Harris argues that "major differences in ... Leer comentario completo
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
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