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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mans went on killing cattle and getting fat from eating them. I cannot say precisely
how the Brahmans and Kshatriyas continued to obtain cattle for their gluttonous
feasts, but taxation, confiscation, or other coercive measures would have been ...
In the words of the geographer, A. K. Chakravarti: Because of the increasing
pressure of human population on land and less and nutritionally unbalanced
feed available for cattle, the quality of cattle has deteriorated with declining milk
supply Yankee shipbuilding and manufacturing industries, and little corn was
grown because croplands had been converted into pasture to feed herds of diary
cattle. Whatever the precise combination of factors preventing northerners from ...
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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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