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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horse bones , cracked and split , mementos of many a bygone marrow - sucking ,
finger - licking feast . Stone Age peoples not only ate more horses per capita per
year than anyone before or since , but they also painted more pictures of horses ...
Since horses thrive on grass they are less competitive than pigs , but they need a
lot more grass than cattle , sheep , or goats ... Horses digest fibrous materials in a
greatly enlarged section of the gut known as the caecum , located between the ...
The horse is the one exception ( aside from fast days and the unwritten taboo on
human flesh ) . After Gregory III ' s edict , horses were seldom slaughtered
anywhere in Europe for their meat , unless they were lame , ill , or decrepit or
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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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