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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first bring beat hilff his eye When they first bring home a captive the women and
children set upon him and beat him . Then they decorate him with grey feathers
and shave off his eyebrows , and dance around him , having first bound him ...
nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women . To quote from a popular
textbook , “ protein needs increase during pregnancy , yet repeatedly we have
found taboos , superstitions , and prohibitions that serve to eliminate or reduce ...
women and which I have alluded to in discussing the distribution of animal foods
. Perhaps they more accurately represent a mixture of self - exploitation by
women as well as exploitation of women by men . In line with this possibility ,
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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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