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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Buddha did not single out beef eating as a special evil, but since cattle were the
principal objects of ritual slaughter, his condemnation of animal sacrifice implies
that beef eaters were among the worst offenders. I feel confident that the rise of ...
Presumably, similar adverse effects upon health and social cohesion often
accompanied attempts by other cultures to consume the bodies of relatives and
neighbors in conjunction with mortuary rituals, helping to limit the popularity of
Reformist Jews, 70 Regnaut, Father, 211-12 Reindeer, 90 Religion, 86 vs.
foodways, 50-51 nonkilling, 53-55 Rice, 44, 59, 238, 245-47 Rice weevils, 164
Rickets, 36, 140, 142, 145-48 Rig Veda (Hindu texts), 28, 51- 53, 55 Ritual
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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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