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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So all human groups spurn blades of grass , tree leaves , and wood ( except for
pith and shoots as in hearts of palm and bamboo ) . Other biological restrictions
explain why we put petroleum in cars and not in our stomachs , or human ...
It never occurred to me that this lone dairy dish was a condescension aimed at
pleasing the American palate , and that whole populations of fellow human
beings could spurn the “ perfect food " of my childhood and youth . Lowie had put
If so , it may not be irrational to spurn green , leafy vegetables . Who can blame
hungry weanling children for not wanting to be fed on leaves - next to water and
grass , the least efficient source of proteins and calories available to humankind ?
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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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