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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Many observers concur that the Australian Aborigines neither ate the dingoes nor
used them to hunt or kill game. The Aborigines were extremely fond of their
dingoes. Native women were as keen to nurse dingo pups as Hawaiian women ...
Now while it is true that the Aborigines did not use dingoes to hunt the way they
used European hunting dogs, they did use them to hunt in another way. As feral
dingoes pursued their own animal quarry in the bush, the Aborigines hastened ...
Aborigines (Australian), 137, 186- 189 Abraham (Israelite), 80 Ache Indians, 167-
68 Adams, Henry, 115 Affluence, and foodways, 247—48 Afghanistan, 85 Africa,
41-42, 85, 131, 152, 173 Kalahari desert, 26, 159 see also Central Africa; East ...
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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
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