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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One , carried out by Katherine Luomala of the University of Hawaii , concerns the
people and dogs of Polynesia ; the other , carried out by Joel Savachinsky of
Ithaca College , concerns the people and dogs of Arctic North America .
In times past the Aborigines were quite warlike and much given to ambushes ,
raids , and sneak attacks carried out by enemy shamans . Hidden in the bushes ,
these shamans targeted their victims with pointed bones that could penetrate the
Maori war parties deliberately carried little food , living off the land wherever
possible in order to increase their mobility and the element of surprise . On the
march “ they looked forward to the human source of supply and talked of how
sweet the ...
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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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