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 Aztec armies into combat and performed sacrificial rituals immediately after a
battle was won . There is also some evidence that under duress , the Aztecs may
have eaten bodies left on the battlefield . Taking into consideration the ...
Proceeding on their entirely different and quite erroneous assumptions , critics of
the theory that Aztec cannibalism reflects a peculiar nutritional situation have
attempted to show that the Aztecs suffered from no dearth of good , wholesome ...
One can see therefore why the Aztecs ' captives were worth more to them dead
as meat than alive as serfs and slaves . The Aztecs were unusually ill supplied
with meat and other animal products ; and the tribute populations were unusually
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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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