Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, 1985 M01 1 - 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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day pet owners. Most Americans believe that the essential condition of petdom is
uselessness, not utility. Even the dictionary says so: "pet: A domesticated animal
kept for pleasure rather than utility." But there is obviously something seriously ...
It is because they are proxy humans that pets help us to overcome the anonymity
and lack of social community engendered by big-city life. As proxy humans, they
can "stir the dead air" of empty apartments, and give countless single people ...
They are bringing pets into psychiatric wards and finding that patients who will
not talk to people will talk to dogs, cats, and ... Pet-assisted therapies are also
making their mark in nursing and retirement homes where loneliness, depression
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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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