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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As an anthropologist, I also subscribe to the cultural relativism of food tastes: food
habits are not to be ridiculed or condemned simply because they are different.
But that still leaves much to dispute and ponder. Why are human foodways so ...
When my host calmed down enough to treat me as a dumb anthropologist rather
than as a potential horse thief, he stammered out: "Eat horses? We couldn't think
of anything like that. They're our pets. " "Don't people eat pets?" I wondered (to ...
Paper read at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association,
Washington, D.C. Goody, Jack. 1982. Cooking, Cuisine, andClass: A Study in
Comparative Sociology. New York: Cambridge University Press. Gorham, J.
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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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