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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As reported in Newsweek, the Peking municipal government has instituted strict
rules against the rearing of dogs in urban households. In two years, the
government "exterminated" 280,000 dogs. I don't know how many of these went
into the ...
Dog fangs were also placed in rows in the open mouths of the wooden images of
the Hawaiian gods, while Tahitian warriors trimmed their breastplates with white
doghair and made combs and fishhooks out of dog teeth and jawbones.
modern-day Euro-American dog lovers. Fifty miles north of the Arctic Circle near
Colville Lake in Canada's Northwest Territories there is a group of Hare, an
Athabaskan-speaking people, who make their living from hunting and trapping.
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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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