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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The compulsive attention paid by the Brahman priests to the size , shape , and
color of cattle suitable for particular ritual occasions bears a close resemblance to
the detailed instructions found in the Book of Leviticus pertaining to similar ...
In the words of the geographer , A . K . Chakravarti : Because of the increasing
pressure of human population on land and less and nutritionally unbalanced
feed available for cattle , the quality of cattle has deteriorated with declining milk
supply Yankee shipbuilding and manufacturing industries , and little corn was
grown because croplands had been converted into pasture to feed herds of diary
cattle . Whatever the precise combination of factors preventing northerners from ...
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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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