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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As for animal flesh , some members of the priestly Brahman caste reject it entirely
; but most Brahmans eat either eggs , poultry , or fish in addition to copious
quantities of milk and dairy products . Brahmans , at any rate , constitute a small ...
Incidentally , serious dieters will recognize in this prescription the moneymaking ,
effective , but highly dangerous diet of Irwin Maxwell Stillman , M . D . , which lets
people eat as much as they want of lean meats , poultry , and fish and nothing ...
Assured of a plentiful supply of vitamin D by their fish - eating habits , the
pinnipeds , unlike other mammals , were able to dispense with the complex need
for mothers to produce lactose in the mammary gland and for infants to produce
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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
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