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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The challenge which must be met is not merely why Americans think beef is good
to eat but why there is an order of preference for beef , pork , lamb , mutton , and
goat which has changed considerably from Colonial times to the present .
Goats are also in favor among the generation of back - to - the - land ex - hippies
whose small farms are better served by ... the arid scrublands of the Southwest
and whose ancestors were small - scale farmers and herders also like goat meat
The other side of America ' s diminishing interest in raising and eating goats and
sheep ( and abiding rejection of horsemeat ) is the ready availability of pork , beef
, and veal as substitutes for goats , mutton , and lamb . Under the ecological ...
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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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