Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture

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Royal National Institute of the Blind, 2005 - Food habits
Why are human food habits so diverse? Anthropologist Marvin Harris thinks that something beyond mere digestive philosophy is shaping the definition of what we like. This intelligent and amusing series of detective stories deals with many unexplained riddles of food and culture.

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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

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