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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Why is cow protection "the central fact of Hinduism"? Most major religions regard
cattle as good to eat. Why is Hinduism different? Both politics and religion
obviously play a role in reinforcing and perpetuating the beef and slaughter
taboos, but ...
In fact, as we'll see, beef consumption in the United States substantially
surpassed pork consumption for the first time only in the 1950s. The challenge
which must be met is not merely why Americans think beef is good to eat but why
there is ...
An essential fact to be kept in mind is that milk itself (unless enriched) does not
contain significant amounts of vitamin D. Why should it? It contains lactose, which
by itself is capable of substituting for vitamin D in enhancing the absorption of the
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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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