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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Both of these red meats are being threatened by the rise of fast-food, frozen, and
fresh forms of chicken. Americans are now eating 54 pounds of chicken meat per
year. While adverse medical findings and rising retail prices have led United ...
Wendy's abruptly withdrew the slogan that was on everyone's lips during the
1984 presidential campaign because it was interfering with the chain's plan for a
newly introduced chicken sandwich. When food experts tell us that food habits
plant and fish food means that the average American chicken eats better than
three fifths of the people in the world. And energetically speaking, each calorie of
chicken breast costs at least six calories of fossil fuel. This means that 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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