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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Does the beef-eating, cattle-slaughter ban significantly and arbitrarily reduce the
amount of animal foods available for human consumption? I doubt it. As part of a
preindustrial agricultural system burdened with supporting a dense population ...
Just as with modern-day agricultural revolutions, many farmers grew richer, but
more grew poorer. Conversion to horsepower and the three-field system led not
only to a rapid increase in agricultural productivity, but to an equally rapid rise in
New York: Macmillan. Subrahmanyam, K. V., and J. G. Ryan. 1975. "Livestock as
a Source of Power in Indian Agriculture: A Brief Review." International Crops
Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics. Occasional Paper no. 12.
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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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