Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, 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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This perception takes us a long way toward answering the principal remaining
question : why did cattle and not some other animal become the quintessential
symbol of Hinduism ? The answer is that no other animal ( or entity ) could
The problem then is to specify under what circumstances milk drinking would
become critical for people ' s health , well - being , and reproductive success .
Milk contains no nutrients that cannot be obtained from other plant and animal
In the young , legs become grotesquely bowed and stunted ; the chest collapses ,
and the female pelvis becomes twisted , rendering the birth canal impassable to
the fetus . In later years legs , hips , and arms can become brittle and subject to ...
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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
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