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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sess significant domesticated sources of animal flesh , eggs , or milk , lack of
success in the hunt may lead to quarrels , a split in the community , and the
outbreak of warfare between neighboring camps and settlements . There need
not be any ...
But in the higher latitudes where winters are long and there are many misty ,
cloudy days , dietary vitamin D often becomes critical , and animal foods ,
especially eggs , fish , and liver , are the best sources . Animal foods even
contain enough ...
In view of the absence of efficient alternative sources of animal food , any attempt
to prevent military commanders from using human flesh as a means of rewarding
their followers would have met a far greater degree of resistance in the Aztec ...
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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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