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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They charge that a more realistic approach to alleviating malnutrition would be
simply to increase the supply of grains or even root crops , and that by adding
legumes , a safe daily allowance of proteins can be achieved without using any ...
With an increase in human population density , farm acreage increased and the
oak and beech forests were destroyed to make room for planted crops ,
especially for olive trees , thereby eliminating the pig ' s ecological niche . To
update Coon ...
By plowing with horses , and manuring , and rotating fields every year , farmers
found that they could feed their horses and still increase the output of cereals and
livestock for human consumption . It was a medieval green revolution . But all ...
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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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