Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 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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This taboo automatically means that if cannibalism is to be practiced on forcibly
acquired bodies, such bodies must be ... leading to the forcible acquisition of
human bodies, I shall refer to this variety of cannibalism as "warfare cannibalism.
warfare cannibalism. The major exceptions were the Maori, the Marquesans, and
possibly the Samoans. But these islands lacked the centralized political
organization found on Tonga, Tahiti, and Hawaii. The political organization of the
I hope I have made it clear that I do not believe that cannibalism among the
Aztecs was impelled by a "protein shortage" or ... Rather, my point is that the
practice of warfare cannibalism was a normal by-product of pre- state warfare
and that the ...
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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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