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The puzzle of cannibalism concerns the socially sanctioned consumption of
human flesh when other foods are available. I am not going to explain the
practice of people eating when the only food available is human flesh. That kind
of people ...
On the basis of optimal foraging theory, one would seldom expect hunters to take
humans on encounter. They would be better off to pass them by in favor of palm
grubs and spiders. But warfare cannibals are not hunters of human flesh.
allies' use of human flesh as combat rations. The governor of New France,
Jacques Devonville, reported that after a battle with the Seneca in 1687, the
Huron ate the fallen enemy. "We witnessed the painful sight of the usual cruelties
of the ...
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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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