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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of the Neolithic period , pigs were able to root in oak and beech forests which
provided ample shade and wallows as well as acorns , beechnuts , truffles , and
other forest floor products . With an increase in human population density , farm ...
The dense American forests provided an especially favorable habitat for raising
pigs . ... Pigs , therefore , could be raised for most of their lives on free " pasture ”
— the bounty of the forest floor — and then brought to market weight by feeding ...
These relationships can be grasped intuitively if we imagine a forest in which
someone has fastened twenty - dollar bills and onedollar bills to the upper
branches with clothespins . Should you climb up to get the one - dollar bills ?
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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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