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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In order for the United States to support its current meat consumption habits , 80
percent of the grain grown on United States farms has to be fed to animals .
These figures notwithstanding , the USSR has vowed to catch up with the United
The basic reasons why heart disease and cancer have become the number one
and number two causes of death in the United States and other affluent societies
is that people are living longer . This is not to say that heart disease and cancer ...
As elsewhere , horses were never bred for meat or milk in the United States
because of their inherent inefficiency compared to cattle and pigs . Horses were
abundant from Colonial times onward , but alternative sources of meat were even
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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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