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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While insects may be easy to capture , and have a high calorie and protein return
per unit of weight , the benefit from catching and preparing insects is very small
for most insect species compared with large mammals , fish , or even smaller ...
When the insects have massed on the brooms , they are shaken off into waiting
pots of water , their wings wetted so they can not fly off ... In the tropics , as is well
known , insect life is far more abundant than in temperate areas such as Europe .
Large Large Vertebrates Vertebrates Absent Present Swarming Insects Present 1
2 Swarming Insects Absent Cell 1 ... as in Amazonia or in the tropical forest area
of Africa : lots of swarming insect species , few large vertebrate 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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