Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, 1985 M01 1 - 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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In mediating the age-old struggle between pigs — consummate eaters of grain —
and cattle — consummate eaters of grass — the U.S.D.A. had followed ancient
precedents. By endowing hamburgers with an all-beef identity, it placed an ...
This principle of eating the eaters may also apply in the case of nonswarming
species. For example, the giant water bugs which are much appreciated in China
and Southeast Asia are harvested individually, but they share two traits with ...
That kind of people eating occurs the world over from time to time regardless of
whether the eaters and the eaten come from societies that approve or disapprove
of the practice. There is no puzzle as to why they do it. Sailors adrift in lifeboats, ...
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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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