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 disease is called xerophthalmia ( pronounced zeer - ahf - thalmeea ) ,
literally , “ drying of the eye . ” Between four hundred thousand and five hundred
thousand preschool - age children in Indonesia , India , Bangladesh , and the ...
Contrary to McLaren ' s assertion , therefore , it is a shortage of food that
produces the high incidence of xerophthalmia because the consumption of
animal foods would prevent both malnutrition and xerophthalmia . If one tries to
reverse this ...
I shall not argue that avoidance represents an optimization of practical costs and
benefits , since I am not prepared to weigh the costs of dying prematurely with
xerophthalmia against the cost of dying prematurely without xerophthalmia .
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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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