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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With better means of transport , Corn Belt farmers dispensed with their wood pigs
and switched over to new breeds which were heavier and better larded . These “
lard pigs ” could be raised profitably without supplementary foraging .
BETTER TO EAT THERE IS a common misunderstanding of optimization theories
which I now need to discuss . To say that a foodway represents an optimization of
costs and benefits is not to say that it is an optimal foodway . Optimization is ...
In line with this possibility , another study carried out in Tamil Nadu reports that
74 percent of female respondents said that it is better for a pregnant women to
eat no more than or even less than what she normally eats . Do women really ...
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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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