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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My argument is that animal foods and plant foods play fundamentally different
biological roles in human foodways . Despite recent findings which link the
overconsumption of animal fats and cholesterol to degenerative diseases in
Riddles of Food and Culture Marvin Harris. every two ... I do not see how it can be
either arbitrary or coincidental that animal foods evoke special behavior among
so many human groups as well as among our primate cousins . But this does ...
is only because the plant foods in their diet are contaminated by insect residues
or by certain cobalt - digesting bacteria . This explains why ... Animal foods even
contain enough vitamin C to satisfy daily recommended allowances . By eating ...
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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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