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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A census of feudal holdings carried out in three English counties in A . D . 1086
shows that there was only 0 . 2 horses per peasant farm , compared with 0 . 8
head of cattle , 0 . 9 goats , 3 . 0 pigs , and 11 . 0 sheep . During medieval times ,
A study carried out in Gothenburg , Sweden , gave similar results : 66 percent of
respondents reported feeling a need to be physically protected by their dogs .
Dogs deter crimes against persons and property by acting as sentinels and by ...
Maori war parties deliberately carried little food , living off the land wherever
possible in order to increase their mobility and the element of surprise . On the
march " they looked forward to the human source of supply and talked of how
sweet the ...
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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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