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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Horsemeat is sweeter than beef , but would that bother people who dump
sweetened ketchup and steak sauce on their T - bones and sirloins ? As for
texture , horsemeat has a peculiar advantage . Even though horses have never
been bred ...
horsemeat from newly fallen horses after the battle of Eylau in 1807 not only
recovered but actually thrived and became immune to scurvy . Thereafter , the
officers of the French army no longer hesitated to let their men consume the flesh
inexpensive U . S . D . A . - inspected horsemeat is offered for sale . That was
what happened , for example , in 1973 when the Arab oil shock produced a surge
in beef prices and a national boycott of beef by irate United States housewives .
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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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