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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The only way they could make a living in their wind - blown , treeless world was
to disperse cattle and sheep over hundreds of square miles and to keep them
moving in perpetual search of grass and water . In the West , closer to Europe
What about sheep ? Sheep especially lambranks considerably higher in terms of
gustatory prestige than goat , but far below cattle and pigs . Per capita
consumption of mutton and lamb mostly lamb in the United States is tiny
compared with ...
So raising sheep could not be as profitable as raising pork and beef , which , as I
pointed out in the previous chapter , the ... where independence led to a surge in
woolen manufacture and an increase in sheep grazing , centered in Vermont .
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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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