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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At the bottom of a cliff near Solutre-Pouilly in Burgundy, France, lies a pile of
fossilized horse bones that covers two-and-a-half acres three feet deep. This
famous equine graveyard was formed when Paleolithic hunters repeatedly
That ingredient is calcium, a mineral the body used to build, maintain, and repair
its bones. The solid portion of milk is the most concentrated of all dietary sources
of calcium. Adequate supplies of calcium can also be obtained from eating dark ...
Although the mortuary customs of many band and village societies called for the
consumption of portions of the remains of dead relatives, only the ashes,
carbonized flesh, or ground-up bones of the deceased were generally ingested.
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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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