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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And of course the more they drink, the more violent their symptoms (remember Dr
. Ahmed!). The prudent response to these facts is not to advise lactase-deficient
people to drink milk but to consume more green, leafy vegetables or chewable ...
A considerable portion of the Chinese diet has long consisted of various
cabbages, varieties of lettuce, spinach, and other dark green, leafy vegetables
which are chopped into small pieces, combined with small morsels of animal
flesh, and ...
With these grim details in focus, a significantly different picture of the avoidance
of green, leafy vegetables by Third World children begins to emerge. I shall not
argue that avoidance represents an optimization of practical costs and benefits, ...
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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
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