Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, 1985 M01 1 - 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 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. That kind
of people ...
In order to avenge themselves, they returned [to the war] well prepared and
treacherously killed many of their enemies, from which they brought much human
flesh. Such that, when I went to visit one of the villages in which I teach . . . and
allies' use of human flesh as combat rations. The governor of New France,
Jacques Devonville, reported that after a battle with the Seneca in 1687, the
Huron ate the fallen enemy. "We witnessed the painful sight of the usual cruelties
of the ...
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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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