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 failure to hunt with the aid of dingoes seems particularly mystifying , in view
of the importance of game animals in the ... The proof of the presence of species
that dogs could hunt is that upon the introduction of European hunting breeds ...
or elkhounds to hunt several kinds of kangeroo . And for hunting smaller game ,
they used hybrids that were a cross between dingoes and corgis . Now while it is
true that the Aborigines did not use dingoes to hunt the way they used European
If we regard warfare as a form of hunting organized to obtain meat , the costs far
exceed the benefits . Humans are big animals ... The hunted are as alert , evasive
, and as well - informed about hunting as the hunters . And as a prey species ...
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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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