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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I am not going to explain the practice of people eating when the only food
available is human flesh . That kind of people eating occurs the world over from
time to time regardless of whether the eaters and the eaten come from societies
All enemies killed in battle are , as a matter of course , eaten by the victors , the
bodies being previously presented to the spirit . ” The Fijians believed that human
flesh was the food of the gods . They regarded the sacrifice and eating ...
There is also some evidence that under duress , the Aztecs may have eaten
bodies left on the battlefield . Taking into consideration the possibility that
sacrificial victims such as those dedicated to the rain god may not always have
been eaten ...
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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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