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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Yet it would be incorrect to say that the Fijians went to war in order to eat human
flesh ; rather , as in other cases of warfare cannibalism , having gone to war , they
increased their material gains by eating as well as killing the enemy . In contrast ...
warfare cannibalism . The major exceptions were the Maori , the Marquesans ,
and possibly the Samoans . But these islands lacked the centralized political
organization found on Tonga , Tahiti , and Hawaii . The political organization of
of the pyramids , and the sacrifice of prisoners to the production of human flesh ,
whereas everything that I have said about why warfare cannibalism occurs at all
is premised on the assumption that warfare cannibalism is a by - product of ...
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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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