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of the Neolithic period, pigs were able to root in oak and beech forests which
provided ample shade and wallows as well as acorns, beechnuts, truffles, and
other forest floor products. With an increase in human population density, farm ...
The dense American forests provided an especially favorable habitat for raising
pigs. All the colonists had to do was rid the woods of Indians and wolves, and
thereafter the acorns, beechnuts, hazelnuts, and the hardy breeds known as "
These relationships can be grasped intuitively if we imagine a forest in which
someone has fastened twenty-dollar bills and one- dollar bills to the upper
branches with clothespins. Should you climb up to get the one-dollar bills?
Obviously, 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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