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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No major world religion has ever urged its followers to practice veganism , nor
entirely banned the consumption of eggs and animal flesh from the diet of
ordinary people . Hindu foodways in this regard simply do not conform to popular
Maimonides could not be entirely consistent in his efforts to attribute the
abstention from pork to the pig ' s penchant for feces . The Book of Leviticus
prohibits the flesh of many other creatures , such as cats and camels , which are
not notably ...
Proceeding on their entirely different and quite erroneous assumptions , critics of
the theory that Aztec cannibalism reflects a peculiar nutritional situation have
attempted to show that the Aztecs suffered from no dearth of good , wholesome ...
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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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