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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No major world religion has ever urged its followers to practice veganism, nor
entirely banned the consumption of eggs and animal flesh from the diet of
ordinary people. Hindu foodways in this regard simply do not conform to popular
sess significant domesticated sources of animal flesh, eggs, or milk, lack of
success in the hunt may lead to quarrels, a split in the community, and the
outbreak of warfare between neighboring camps and settlements. There need
not be any ...
In hallowing animal butchery as sacrifice, and in feeding the gods on animal flesh
, ancient peoples expressed their own craving for meat and other animal
products. Or taking a slightly different point of view, animal flesh was so good to
eat that ...
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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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