Good to eat: riddles of food and culture
Simon and Schuster, 1985 - 289 pages
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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A further complication is that insectivory may actually be on the wane in countries
like China and Japan. But even if this is the case, it does not diminish the puzzle
of why insectivory should ever be spurned since it was or still is an accepted ...
Unfortunately I cannot cite additional quantitative data to test these predictions
with regard to small things — but in a rough qualitative sense the theory seems to
be applicable to the problem of why insectivory was abandoned in Europe.
Redford, Kent, G. Bouchardet da Fonseca, and T. E. Lacher, Jr. n.d. "The
Relationship Between Frugivory and Insectivory in Primates." Mimeo. Reed,
Patsy. 1980. Nutrition: An Applied Science. San Francisco: West Publishing.
Reed, Lucy, and ...
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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 ... Read full review
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three The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
FOUR The Abominable Pig
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