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If the taboo on pork was a divinely inspired health ordinance, it is the oldest
recorded case of medical malpractice. The way to safeguard against trichinosis
was not to taboo pork but to taboo undercooked pork. A simple advisory against ...
Herodotus described these swineherds as an in-marrying pariah caste who were
forbidden to set foot in any of the temples. One interpretation of the Egyptian pig
taboo is that it reflects the conquest of the northern pork-eating followers of the ...
... 214, 215, 216-17 Iberian Peninsula, 171 Icelanders, 96 Illinois, 116 Income,
and animal foods, 25 India, 16, 23, 25, 36, 47-66, 85, 110, 128, 129, 137, 229,
243, 244 animal shelters in, 62 beef-eating in, 51-53, 60 beef taboo in, 14, 50-51,
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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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