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 sole purpose of this massive effort is to provide feed for animals , much of it
by freeing low - quality domestic grains for stock raising while using the imports
for human consumption . In 1981 the people of the Soviet bloc consumed 126 ...
Thus far the diversions of grains to the production of animal foods is slight
compared with what is happening in beef - eating ... The advantages involved in
preventing the diversion of grain to meat production therefore probably outweigh
As compared with cattle and equines , which can subsist on humanly inedible
plants , human beasts of burden are a costly mode of moving a grain harvest from
one region to another . One can see therefore why the Aztecs ' captives were ...
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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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