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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The prudent response to these facts is not to advise lactase - deficient people to
drink milk but to consume more green , leafy vegetables or chewable fish bones .
To sum up : if the ancestors of today ' s lactase - sufficient Europeans were ...
With these grim details in focus , a significantly different picture of the avoidance
of green , leafy vegetables by Third World children begins to emerge . I shall not
argue that avoidance represents an optimization of practical costs and benefits ...
their aversion to dark green , leafy vegetables . Bearing in mind the excruciating
choices which peasant families are forced to make in the allocation of food ,
would there not be a tendency to give the less economically productive members
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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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