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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The dingo ( Canis antarticus ) is a semiwild species of dog that has intrigued me
ever since Robert Lowie cited it as another ... Many observers concur that the
Australian Aborigines neither ate the dingoes nor used them to hunt or kill game .
or elkhounds to hunt several kinds of kangeroo . And for hunting smaller game ,
they used hybrids that were a cross between dingoes and corgis . Now while it is
true that the Aborigines did not use dingoes to hunt the way they used European
Supposedly useless American pets , like supposedly useless Hindu cows and
Australian dingoes , turn out on closer inspection to be quite a bargain . They don
' t make agriculture possible , but they make urban industrial society a lot more ...
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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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