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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Krishna, god of mercy and childhood, perhaps the most popular deity in India
today, describes himself in Hindu sacred literature as a cowherd, protector of
cows, who are his wealth. Hindus believe that everything that comes out of a cow
(or a ...
Hindu theologians put the number of gods and goddesses in a cow's body at 330
million. "Serving and praying to the cow will lead to Nirvana for 21 generations to
come." To assist a departed loved one's soul in its journey to salvation, ...
What the farmer is doing in keeping an unwanted calf alive in a semistarved
condition therefore is minimizing the cost and maximizing yields of its mother's
milk. In modern India, Hindu farmers have recourse to an additional method for
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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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