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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As for animal flesh , some members of the priestly Brahman caste reject it entirely
; but most Brahmans eat either eggs , poultry , or fish in addition to copious
quantities of milk and dairy products . Brahmans , at any rate , constitute a small ...
Their diet would already be so bulky that to derive additional proteins from grains
or a combination of grains and legumes they would have to eat nonstop meals
and stuff themselves beyond the point of satiety . Meat , fish , fowl , and dairy ...
It faded into the gastronomical great beyond as soon as there were enough dairy
cattle to keep the colonies well supplied with milk . Since the colonists used goats
primarily as a source of milk , goat meat was a by - product . In competition with ...
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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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