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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Virtually every study that has ever been carried out to determine the relative
efficiency of tractors versus oxen shows that the animals are more cost-efficient
per unit of crop produced under the conditions which prevail throughout most of
The chicken revolution was long overdue. By nature and breeding, chickens are
about as efficient as pigs in converting grain to meat and five times more efficient
than cattle. Some of the newest breeds are designed to exceed the efficiency of ...
As predicted, despite the fact that each item was decreas- ingly efficient
measured in terms of postencounter calories per hour, its inclusion in the diet
raised the overall efficiency of the Aches' foraging system. For example, if the
Ache were to ...
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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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