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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They charge that a more realistic approach to alleviating malnutrition would be
simply to increase the supply of grains or even root crops , and that by adding
legumes , a safe daily allowance of proteins can be achieved without using any ...
With an increase in human population density , farm acreage increased and the
oak and beech forests were destroyed to make room for planted crops ,
especially for olive trees , thereby eliminating the pig ' s ecological niche . ests
were being ...
By plowing with horses , and manuring , and rotating fields every year , farmers
found that they could feed their horses and still increase the output of cereals and
livestock for human consumption . It was a medieval green revolution . But all ...
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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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