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The Asiatic pastoralists who first tamed and domesticated the horse continued to
relish horsemeat as did the pre-Christian peoples of northern Europe. Taboos
against horseflesh first appear with the rise of ancient Middle Eastern empires.
Despite the permission or encouragement of Old and New Testaments,
Europeans never acquired a taste for locusts. Caprice? I doubt it. If one inspects
a map showing the maximum recorded invasions of Schistocera gregaria,
virtually all of ...
Europe (continued) southern, 86, 94 see also Western Europe European hunting
dogs, 187-89 Europeans, 132, 146-47, 151, 214 and beef, 109 and insects, 154,
156, 160, 164, 169, 171-73 and milk, 139 see also Eastern Europeans; ...
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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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