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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... so were marginal farmlands and grazing lands , the general succession being
from forest to cropland to grazing land to ... estimated that in Anatolia the forests
shrank from 70 percent to 13 percent of the total land area between 5000 B . C ...
Every vertebrate land animal that is not a ruminant was forbidden flesh . And only
one vertebrate land animal that is a ruminant , the camel , was forbidden . Let me
see if I can explain this exception as well as the peculiar mixup about hares ...
Is there really enough surplus agricultural land and labor to provide large
quantities of these foods ? Finally , I find myself wondering what would happen if ,
under parental pressure , toddlers aged two or three were to give up their
aversion to ...
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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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