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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west to arid regions remote from railroads and midwestern stockyards . More
feedlot finishing on corn was needed to bring range cattle up to the market weight
; beef lost its price advantage over pork ; and per capita beef consumption fell
sold in the U . S . , unlike frankfurters , contain only beef and nothing but beef .
There is a simple reason for this , although most Americans don ' t know it .
Legally , there is no such thing as a hamburger which is not an all - beef
the federal government ' s failure to develop adequate safeguards against
trichinosis , the exclusion of pork and pork fat from hamburgers suggest that beef
producers had more influence in government circles than pork producers . If true ,
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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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