Consuming passions: the anthropology of eating

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Houghton Mifflin, 1980 - Cooking - 279 pages
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Explores the anthropological connections between various eating habits and human behavior, with such intriguing examples and Bantu society's dependence on beer and the Chinese culture's avoidance of milkshakes

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User Review  - Hillary Noyes - Goodreads

Old info and now out of print, but a very interesting look at the evolution of eating habits and cultures around the world. Read full review

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A very interesting book on people's eating habits. I thought it was spot-on. Read full review

Contents

The Biological Baseline
17
The Emerging Human Pattern
40
Meal as Metaphor
97
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