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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Traditionally, after an interval of unknown duration, the women exhumed the
bones and cleaned them but did not eat any of the flesh. During the 1920s the
women changed this practice, possibly to compensate for a decline in the rations
When they first bring home a captive the women and children set upon him and
beat him. Then they decorate him with grey feathers and shave off his eyebrows,
and dance around him, having first bound him securely so that he cannot escape.
women and which I have alluded to in discussing the distribution of animal foods.
Perhaps they more accurately represent a mixture of self-exploitation by women
as well as exploitation of women by men. In line with this possibility, another ...
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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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