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 birth of a male calf which they may rear as a down payment on a
replacement for their oxen or as a means of acquiring oxen for the first time adds
to the cow ' s contribution . Of course , from the point of view of modern animal
husbandry , it ...
plant and fish food means that the average American chicken eats better than
three fifths of the people in the world . And energetically speaking , each calorie
of chicken breast costs at least six calories of fossil fuel . This means that the ...
Dogs are not used to stalk and corner certain prey animals such as caribou or
fish , but they provide an indispensable means of getting from one hunting area
to another . Writes anthropologist Savachinsky : Travel between the village 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 ... Leer comentario completo
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred
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