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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... sacred cow when it was banned as flesh to all Christians by papal decree .
About the time of the French Revolution , horsemeat began to return to favor in
Europe . By the late nineteenth century , Europeans - except for the British —
Despite the permission or encouragement of Old and New Testaments ,
Europeans never acquired a taste for locusts . ... European farmers were not
entirely free of other species of locusts , but the European species seldom
caused the ...
Riddles of Food and Culture Marvin Harris. Europe ( continued ) southern , 86 ,
94 see also Western Europe European hunting dogs , 187 – 89 Europeans , 132
, 146 – 47 , 151 , 214 and beef , 109 and insects , 154 , 156 , 160 , 164 , 169 , 171
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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
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