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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The English solved the problem of food supply by using their navy and army to
create the largest overseas empire in the history of the world and by imposing
terms of trade that permitted them to import foods at low prices relative to the
value of ...
One traveler visiting Illinois in 1819 wrote that during the summer when pork was
in short supply , “ people would rather live on corn bread for a month than eat an
ounce of mutton , veal , rabbit , goose or duck , ” while in Michigan in 1842 , pork
Ought we not to exert our influence towards pointing out to them a neglected food
supply ? ” This sounds like a rational proposition , but it was doomed to failure .
From a nutritional standpoint , insect flesh is almost as nourishing as red meat or
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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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