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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As long as population density remained low , cattle could be grazed on
uncultivated land and per capita beef production could be maintained at a high
level . With denser human populations , cattle came to compete with humans for
food , and ...
Just as the combination of population growth and political exploitation led to a
deterioration of agriculture in India , so too population growth and political
exploitation took their toll in Islamic lands . If the response to demographic and
Much of the population lost its ability to tan altogether . And since only a small
circle of face could be left to peek out at the winter sun through the heavy clothing
, the northerners acquired peculiar translucent patches of pink on their cheeks ...
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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
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