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If the taboo on pork was a divinely inspired health ordinance, it is the oldest
recorded case of medical malpractice. The way to safeguard against trichinosis
was not to taboo pork but to taboo undercooked pork. A simple advisory against ...
Herodotus described these swineherds as an in-marrying pariah caste who were
forbidden to set foot in any of the temples. One interpretation of the Egyptian pig
taboo is that it reflects the conquest of the northern pork-eating followers of the ...
If the taboo against cannibalism were restricted only to the enemy who remained
alive, could not the victorious soldiers obtain extra combat rations without
jeopardizing the labor value of the living captives? A similar objection could be
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Good to eat: riddles of food and cultureCrítica de los usuarios - Not Available - Book Verdict
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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