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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Before I try to explain the cost / benefit basis of Tupinamba people eating and of
warfare cannibalism in general , let me confront the issue of whether or not
Staden ' s description is truthful . In his popular book , The Man - Eating Myth ...
Staden was in fact a member of an expedition led by the Spanish captain Diego
de Sanabria , which set sail from Seville in the spring of 1549 . Two of the
expedition ' s three ships made it to a Brazilian harbor near modern - day
I believe that Hans Staden has faithfully reported his history and adventures from
his own experience and not from the account of others , that he has no intent to
deceive and that he desires no reward or worldly renown , but only the glory of ...
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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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