Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, 1985 M01 1 - 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 Asiatic pastoralists who first tamed and domesticated the horse continued to
relish horsemeat as did the pre-Christian peoples of northern Europe. Taboos
against horseflesh first appear with the rise of ancient Middle Eastern empires.
None of this means that the poorer classes in Europe abstained entirely from
eating horsemeat. The situation was probably not unlike that which prevails in
India with respect to beef. While upper castes hold the cow to be sacred and the ...
... 89, 97, 109, 216 horsemeat in, 102-4 woolens industry, 111, 112 see also
British Eskimo, 36, 39, 42, 139, 146, 147 Essential amino acids, 162 and protein,
32-33 Eurasia, 94 Euro-Americans, 163, 164, 169, 180 Europe, 70, 83, 91, 115,
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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 Cow
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