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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As a result of a preference for finely milled grains and flours from which the outer
covering had been removed , the vitamin B2 - deficiency disease known as
beriberi became widespread throughout the Orient . Today the preference for
The preference for beef some say was transplanted from Great Britain along with
the English language a nice explanation as long as you ignore the fact that the
English traditionally consumed almost as much mutton as beef , and that the ...
Whatever the precise combination of factors preventing northerners from
developing a preference for pork , they were not merely acting out their ancestral
British preference for beef . The British , after all , settled the South as much as
the North ...
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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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