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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Meanwhile , to the north , there remained many pagan peoples , from Poles to
Icelanders , who continued to practice their ancient customs with regard to animal
sacrifice and who slaughtered horses and consumed horseflesh . With their ...
Incidentally , one can see why the practice of eating the corpses of dead relatives
also does not occur among state - level societies , even in token form . Any
deviation from the ban on consuming human flesh would weaken the
commitment of ...
Rather , my point is that the practice of warfare cannibalism was a normal by -
product of prestate warfare and that the question that has to be answered is not
what impelled state societies to practice it but what impelled them not to practice
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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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