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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sess significant domesticated sources of animal flesh , eggs , or milk , lack of
success in the hunt may lead to quarrels , a split in the community , and the
outbreak of warfare between neighboring camps and settlements . There need
not be any ...
An animal that is good to eat can neither reach the depths of abomination nor the
heights of petdom . ... In contrast , dog - eating cultures generally lack an
abundance of alternative sources of animal foods , and the services which dogs
In view of the absence of efficient alternative sources of animal food , any attempt
to prevent military commanders from using human flesh as a means of rewarding
their followers would have met a far greater degree of resistance in the Aztec ...
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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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