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DINGOES. AND. OTHER. PETS. FRIENDS OF MINE recently moved to a house
on a five-acre suburban lot to indulge their passion for raising horses. I was
working on the horsemeat chapter for this book when they invited me to a party.
The dingo (Canis antar- ticus) is a semiwild species of dog that has intrigued me
ever since Robert Lowie cited it as another one of his prime examples of "
capricious irrationality." In Lowie's words: "The Australian kept his dog, the dingo,
At mealtime, adult dingoes had to keep their distance, and many a hapless dingo
was probably forced to subsist almost entirely on human feces. Since dingoes
sooner or later departed from human company, unlike fully domesticated dogs,
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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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