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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SCIENTIFICALLY SPEAKING , human beings are omnivores — creatures who
eat both animal and vegetable foods . Like others of this ilk such as pigs , rats ,
and cockroaches , we can satisfy our nutritional needs by ingesting a very broad
Since dingoes sooner or later departed from human company , unlike fully
domesticated dogs , the dingoes did not reproduce while living with humans .
How then did the Aborigines get their canine campmates ? Not by breeding them
but by ...
PEOPLE EATING THE PUZZLE of cannibalism concerns the socially sanctioned
consumption of human flesh when other foods are available . I am not going to
explain the practice of people eating when the only food available is human flesh
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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?
EIGHT Small Things
NINE Dogs Cats Dingoes and other Pets
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