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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If the taboo on pork was a divinely inspired health ordinance , it is the oldest
recorded case of medical malpractice . The way to safeguard against trichinosis
was not to taboo pork but to taboo undercooked pork . A simple advisory against
One interpretation of the Egyptian pig taboo is that it reflects the conquest of the
northern pork - eating followers of the god Seth by the southern pork - abstaining
followers of the god Osiris and the imposition of southern Egyptian food ...
... 215 , 216 – 17 Iberian Peninsula , 171 Icelanders , 96 Illinois , 116 Income ,
and animal foods , 25 India , 16 , 23 , 25 , 36 , 47 – 66 , 85 , 110 , 128 , 129 , 137 ,
229 , 243 , 244 animal shelters in , 62 beef - eating in , 51 - 53 , 60 beef taboo in ...
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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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