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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Many different kinds of cultures , from hunter - gatherer bands to industrial states ,
exhibit similar preferences for animal food . ... Sharanahua women relentlessly
cajole and taunt their menfolk to go hunting and bring back more meat . If two or ...
other domesticated plants rather than on hunting . Twelve out of 75 North
American dog - eating cultures deliberately raised or fattened dogs for eating .
Michael Carroll of the University of Western Ontario has shown that almost all
If we regard warfare as a form of hunting organized to obtain meat , the costs far
exceed the benefits . Humans are big animals ... The hunted are as alert , evasive
, and as well - informed about hunting as the hunters . And as a prey species ...
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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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