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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Farmers needed oxen to pull plows , which were needed in turn to penetrate the
hardpacked soils found throughout much of northern India . In fact , it was the use
of ox - drawn plows to break the plains bordering the Ganges River that started ...
Many farmers do actually employ camels for pulling plows in the arid
northwestern regions of India . But the specifications for the ideal Indian plow
animal call for a creature that also thrives during wet weather . Camels quickly
become a ...
Already in medieval times the epoch of the war - horse was giving way to the
epoch of the plow horse . ... Hitched to new , heavy , iron - wheeled plows by
means of another great invention , the horse collar , breeds like Drysdales ,
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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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