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For the same reason, orthodox Hindus request that they be given a cow's tail to
cling to during their dying moments. The cow is a political as well as a religious
symbol. For centuries, Hindus and Moslems have been whipping up communal ...
They sell them to Moslem traders, who remove the animals from the village and
resell them at local fairs. Many of these animals eventually end up being
butchered legally or otherwise by other Moslems whose religion does not inhibit
But for the great mass of early converts, becoming a Moslem did not involve any
great upending of dietary or subsistence practices because from Morocco to India
people had come to depend primarily on cattle, sheep, and goats for their ...
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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?
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
FOUR The Abominable Pig
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