Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 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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meat, blood, and milk had to be shared with the ancestors and gods, just as
hunters had to share the day's catch with each other, to create a web of mutual ...
In addition we seem to have descended from a long line of meat-hungry animals.
The Aztecs were unusually ill supplied with meat and other animal products; and
the tribute populations were unusually unrewarding as a source of subservient
labor: they could not relieve the Aztecs' meat hunger; and they themselves ate up
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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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