Amazing EPub, Consuming Passions The Anthropology Of Eating Author Peter Farb This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book Consuming Passions The Anthropology Of Eating, Essay By Peter Farb Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For Please Read And Make A Refission For You Old info and now out of print, but a very interesting look at the evolution of eating habits and cultures around the world. Do You Know Why Chicken soup is really good for colds Prunes were served in Elizabethan brothels We feed a cold and starve a fever The Aztecs were the most ferocious cannibals in history Men traditionally carve roasts at the dinner table today These and hundred of other questions about the culinary habit of people around the world both past and present are answered for the first time.Why would Bantu society fall part without beer Why do North Americans prefer canned orange juice to freshly squeezed Why don t the Chinese drink milkshakes Why we are what we eat is fully and entertainingly explained in Consuming Passions the book about everyone s favorite obsession food I ve had this book forever probably since the 1980s Since I joined GR and started listing books in the TBR pile, it became part of the queue and has just now bubbled to the top I m an anthro major and I should have adored this book The blurb on the back sounds fascinating, doesn t it But somehow I just couldn t get into it And with so many books in my TBR pile, I felt as if I should move on So I have But maybe someday Some interesting information, although a lot of it struck me as old fashioned and occasionally vague and unsubstantiated The chapter on cannibalism felt like it would make a great source of material for underground cartoonists everywhere.
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- 279 pages
- Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating
- Peter Farb
- 10 October 2019 Peter Farb