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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Maori of New Zealand, possessed dogs prior to being visited by European sailing
ships. (Dogs were also present on the Tuo- motus, but little is known about how
they were used.) Virtually all Polynesian dogs ended their lives as part of a ...
Dog fangs were also placed in rows in the open mouths of the wooden images of
the Hawaiian gods, while Tahitian warriors trimmed their breastplates with white
doghair and made combs and fishhooks out of dog teeth and jawbones.
"protection" far in the lead over the other useful functions of dogs and cats. Let me
consider "protection" first. The Minnesota study was undoubtedly biased in the
direction of underestimating the protection utility of dogs, since it lumped cat ...
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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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