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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If true , this would be the natural outcome of a basic difference in the organization
of the two industries which has persisted since the late nineteenth century . Beef
production has long been dominated by a relatively small number of very large ...
For this reason , throughout millions of years prior to the domestication of the
ruminants , natural selection did not favor humans who had an ability to
synthesize lactase after infancy . Yet genes for extending the period of lactase
sufficiency into ...
When the whirring plague passes overhead , vast numbers fall to the ground and
are easily captured as they attempt to gorge themselves on crops and natural
vegetation . During a swarm people scoop up locusts by the hundreds from ...
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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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