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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CHAPTER TWO MEAT HUNGER PICTURE A LINE of people dressed in shabby
raincoats , umbrellas in one hand and an assortment of plastic bags and
briefcases in the other . As they shuffle forward in the grey dawn , the ones up
The Yanomamo , who also have special ways of expressing their meat hunger ,
regulate the amount of starchy plantains ( a kind of banana ) they consume by the
amount of meat available . They like to alternate bites of meat with bites of ...
The remaining forests were cleared to make way for planting more oats ,
adversely affecting the ordinary family ' s ability to put meat on the table . The
family porker disappeared , hunger and malnutrition increased , and great
numbers of ...
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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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