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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My argument is that animal foods and plant foods play fundamentally different
biological roles in human foodways . Despite recent findings which link the
overconsumption of animal fats and cholesterol to degenerative diseases in
Riddles of Food and Culture Marvin Harris. every two ... I do not see how it can be
either arbitrary or coincidental that animal foods evoke special behavior among
so many human groups as well as among our primate cousins . But this does ...
is only because the plant foods in their diet are contaminated by insect residues
or by certain cobalt - digesting bacteria . This explains why ... Animal foods even
contain enough vitamin C to satisfy daily recommended allowances . By eating ...
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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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