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Since horses thrive on grass they are less competitive than pigs, but they need a
lot more grass than cattle, sheep, or goats. As the Israelites recognized, the horse
does not chew the cud. Horses digest fibrous materials in a greatly enlarged ...
What about sheep? Sheep — especially lamb — ranks considerably higher in
terms of gustatory prestige than goat, but far below cattle and pigs. Per capita
consumption of mutton and lamb — mostly lamb — in the United States is tiny ...
English mercantile policy dictated that the American colonies, like Scotland,
should grow wool but should not manufacture woolens for export. So raising
sheep could not be as profitable as raising pork and beef, which, as I pointed out
in the ...
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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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