Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 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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comments: "The Sharanahua are continually preoccupied with the topic of meat,
and men, women, and children spend an ... Hunter-gatherers and village
horticulturalists commonly complain that they are "meat hungry," a condition
which their ...
"I haven't eaten for days." 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 ...
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 Cow
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