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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Writing in 1557 , after being in Brazil for four years , Blasquez stated that the
Indians find their happiness by killing an enemy and afterwards , for vengeance ,
to eat his flesh . . . there is no other meat they like better . ” Again , Blasquez was
and are just as likely to kill some of their pursuers as to be killed by them . On the
basis of ... They are warriors involved in the process of stalking , killing , and
torturing their fellow humans as an expression of intergroup politics . The main ...
I fear that my explanation of why state societies kill people but do not eat them
will remain unconvincing unless I can ... followed a highly ritualized procedure
laden with symbolic significance in killing their victims and distributing their flesh .
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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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