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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The disease is called xerophthalmia ( pronounced zeer - ahf - thalmeea ) ,
literally , “ drying of the eye . " Between four hundred thousand and five hundred
thousand preschool - age children in Indonesia , India , Bangladesh , and the ...
enough vitamin A to prevent xerophthalmia . But even if people are too poor to
consume animal foods , there are plenty of cheap viamin A - rich plants which
can perform the same function . Yellow , orange , and dark green fruits and ...
Contrary to McLaren ' s assertion , therefore , it is a shortage of food that
produces the high incidence of xerophthalmia because the consumption of
animal foods would prevent both malnutrition and xerophthalmia . If one tries to
reverse this ...
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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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