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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voted to raising beef ; and small farmers would find it increasingly difficult to raise
, rent , or buy animals for plowing . A few traders and wealthy farmers would reap
the benefits while the rest of the farming population would sink to a lower level ...
All across northern Europe , wealthy farmers were learning how to exploit the
heavier , more powerful breeds which had been developed to carry armor -
plated knights into battle . Hitched to new , heavy , iron - wheeled plows by
means of ...
Farmers in the Ohio Valley could easily harvest more than they could sell , given
the rudimentary nature of the roads and the great expense of transport by wagon
. The best way to market the surplus was to feed it to pigs and cattle and then ...
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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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