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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Grass was to cattle as forest acorns were to pigs . And what had to be done to
make the plains safe for cattle was similar to what had been done two centuries
earlier to make the forests safe for pigs : Indians and wolves had to be subdued .
To capture pandora moth caterpillars the Indians built smudge fires under the
pine trees and waited for the two - and - a - half - inch creatures to become
stupefied and plop to the ground . Women , children , and old men killed and
dried these ...
1977 . “ Digestive Physiology . " In The Horse , ed . J . W . Evans , 241 – 58 . San
Francisco : W . H . Freeman . Hitchcock , Stephen W . 1962 . “ Insects and Indians
of the Americas . ” Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America 8 : 181 - 87 .
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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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