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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Because owning little land , it is they who are forced to feed their animals on
marginal rations derived from village waste , roadside grass , water hyacinths ,
and the leaves of trees . It is the fact that cattle scavenge for a good deal of their ...
Even monkeys which do not actively pursue insects as prey consume them in
copious amounts in the form of adventitious or sought - after bonuses wrapped
up in leaves or buried inside fruit . Monkeys also spend a good part of the time ...
An animal that subsists by hunting for insects on the limbs , branches , or leaves
of trees needs a special set of traits : keen stereoscopic vision rather than a keen
sense of smell ; an agile body ; fingers that can grasp and pick up tidbits and ...
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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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