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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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 ...
Which meat was preferred, beef or pork? During late Colonial times and the early
nineteenth century as far as salted or barreled meat was concerned, pork was
preferred over beef in most sections of the country. My main evidence for this is ...
meant pork; they were synonymous. Kentucky was the "land of pork and whiskey,
" and in Georgia a doctor from Columbus, alarmed by the eating of "fat bacon and
pork, fat bacon and pork only, and that continually morning, noon and night, ...
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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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