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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As I hope to show, major differences in world cuisines can be traced to ecological
restraints and opportunities which differ from one region to another. For example,
to anticipate things to come, the most carnivorous cuisines are associated with ...
To update Coon's ecological scenario, I would add that as forests were being
destroyed, so were marginal farmlands and grazing lands, the general
succession being from forest to cropland to grazing land to desert, with each step
along the ...
Islam, in other words, to this very day has a geographical limit which coincides
with the ecological zones of transition between forested regions well suited for
pig husbandry and regions where too much sun and dry heat make pig
husbandry a ...
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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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