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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Farmers value their oxen not only for traction power but also for the fertilizer and
fuel they produce. Cattle manure is still India's main source of fertilizer. In addition
, lack of wood, coal, and fuel oils obliges millions of Indian housewives to ...
This is shown by the finely tuned adjustments they make in the ratio of oxen to
cows according to their needs and circumstances. Depending on the average
size of a farm, the pattern of rainfall, the crops grown, and the proximity to cities
... James Fenimore, 115 Coprophagy, 77-78 Com, and pigs, 113-15 Coronary,
see Heart disease Corporations, transnational, 16, 248 Corpses, and
cannibalism, 200- 204, 222 Cortes, Hernando, 225 Cow, 67, 151 vs. goat, 110-11
and oxen, ...
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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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