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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If meat is not accompanied by calorie-rich carbohydrate foods, the protein in the
meat will be used as a source of energy ... In band and village societies,
especially those which do not possess significant domesticated sources of
animal flesh, ...
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 ...
Their prominence in the Aztec's diet cannot be used as evidence that the Aztecs
enjoyed an abundance of animal food. ... In view of the absence of efficient
alternative sources of animal food, any attempt to prevent military commanders
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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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