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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In the case of Hindu India, as we shall see, the ecological impracticality of meat
production so far outweighs the nutritional benefits of carnivory that meat is
avoided — bad to eat, and therefore bad to think. An important point to bear in
mind is ...
nutritional status of pregnant and lactating women. To quote from a popular
textbook, "protein needs increase during pregnancy, yet repeatedly we have
found taboos, superstitions, and prohibitions that serve to eliminate or reduce
Development and the Problems of Village Nutrition. Montclair, N.J.: Allenheld,
Osmund. Scrimshaw, Nevin. 1977. "Through a Glass Darkly: Discerning the
Practical Implications of Human Dietary Protein-Energy Interrelationships."
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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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