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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A touchy issue remains . The cheapest sources of lean hamburger meat lie
overseas in countries ... Others remain silent , adding one more mystery to
America ' s meat - eating ways . To sum up , beef achieved its recent ascendancy
over pork ...
One loose end remains : the peculiar loathing which accompanies the European
and American rejection of insects as food . The interesting fact is that most
Westerners not only refrain from insectivory but the mere thought of eating a grub
or a ...
Although the mortuary customs of many band and village societies called for the
consumption of portions of the remains of dead relatives , only the ashes ,
carbonized flesh , or ground - up bones of the deceased were generally ingested
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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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