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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One hundred grams of African termites contains 610 calories , 38 grams of
protein , and 46 grams of fat . By comparison 3 . 5 ounces ( 100 grams ) cooked
medium - fat hamburger contains only 245 calories , 21 grams of protein , and 17
of a wild pig costs two hours while its caloric value is twenty - thousand calories .
If the handling time for an anteater is also two hours , but its caloric return is only
ten - thousand calories , should the hunter stop to pursue an anteater when he ...
In a study of the actual rates of caloric return among the Aché Indians of eastern
Paraguay , Kristen Hawkes and her associates found that only ... The average
rate of return after encounter of the sixteen resources ranged from 65 , 000
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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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