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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Traditionally , after an interval of unknown duration , the women exhumed the
bones and cleaned them but did not eat any of the flesh . During the 1920s the
women changed this practice , possibly to compensate for a decline in the rations
But warfare cannibals are not hunters of human flesh . They are warriors involved
in the process of stalking , killing , and torturing their fellow humans as an
expression of intergroup politics . The main expenditures and risks incurred in ...
allies ' use of human flesh as combat rations . The governor of New France ,
Jacques Devonville , reported that after a battle with the Seneca in 1687 , the
Huron ate the fallen enemy . “ We witnessed the painful sight of the usual
cruelties 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
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