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The Polynesians valued their dogs for hair, skins, teeth, and bones, as well as for
flesh. Dogskin cloaks were the Maori chief's most prized heirlooms. Hawaiians
adorned themselves with dogteeth anklets DOGS, CATS, DINGOES AND OTHER
The dingo (Cants antar- ticus) is a semiwild species of dog that has intrigued me
ever since Bobert Lowie cited it as another one of his prime examples of "
capricious irrationality." In Lowie's words: "The Australian kept his dog, the dingo,
Supposedly useless American pets, like supposedly useless Hindu cows and
Australian dingoes, turn out on closer inspection to be quite a bargain. They don't
make agriculture possible, but they make urban industrial society a lot more ...
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Good to eat: riddles of food and cultureUser Review - 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 ... Read full review
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
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