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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Just to look at a cow gives many Hindus a sense of pleasure . ... To critics who
oppose the custom of feeding cows that are too old to have calves and give milk ,
Hindus reply : “ Will you then send your mother to a slaughter house when she ...
ren ” cows sooner or later calve and give milk . Even if a cow only produces a calf
every three or four years and gives only two or three liters of milk a day , the
combined value of the calves and milk , plus dung , yields a profit boosting the ...
Does a Hindu cow which gives copious quantities of useful milk give less
pleasure to its owner than a dry and barren cow ? Or , to return to the Hare and
their wonderfully useful sled dogs , if a team exhibits great stamina and
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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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