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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Let me attend first to the reason why Jahweh wanted edible animals to be cud -
chewers . Among animals raised by the ancient Israelites , there were three cud -
chewers : cattle , sheep , and goats . These three animals were the most ...
Leviticus consistently bans all vertebrate land animals that do not chew the cud .
It bans , for example , in addition to swine , equines , felines , canines , rodents ,
and reptiles , none of which are cud - chewers . But Leviticus contains a ...
Whichever it was , it had no rumen and it did not chew the cud . This leaves the
camel as the only bona fide cud - chewer that the Israelites couldn ' t eat . Every
vertebrate land animal that is not a ruminant was forbidden flesh . And only one ...
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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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