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 explanation of aversions to animal flesh among Brahmans, Buddhists, and
members of less influential religious groups such as the Jains and Seventh-Day
Adventists would take me far afield. For the moment, all I need to say is that less ...
Not only is there less fat in wild animals but its composition is different. Wild game
contains over five times more polyunsaturated fats per gram than is found in
domestic livestock. Equally important for placing the present panic over meat ...
In line with this possibility, another study carried out in Tamil Nadu reports that 74
percent of female respondents said that it is better for a pregnant women to eat
no more than or even less than what she normally eats. Do women really believe
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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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