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In a study of the actual rates of caloric return among the Ache Indians of eastern
Paraguay, Kristen Hawkes and her associates found that only sixteen species
were taken upon encounter during foraging expeditions. The average rate of
Given the abundance of efficient species such as cattle, sheep, and goats, the
banning of species such as sea gulls, pelicans, and bats would not be irrational,
even if the Israelites encountered large numbers of some of these creatures in
... Insects Absent 3 4 Cell 1 represents the situation in which the consumption of "
small things" is likely to be most intense, as in Amazonia or in the tropical forest
area of Africa: lots of swarming insect species, few large vertebrate species.
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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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