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Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating
Consuming Passions The Anthropology of Eating
Author: Peter Farb & George Armelagos
How people eat reveals to an astonishing degree all the other qualities of their society. A look at an American fast food restaurant is as diagnostic of culture as a New Guinea head hunters shopping list of edible relatives. Beginning with an explanation of what happens to a steak dinner-and to you-when you eat it, Farb constructs a fascinating ...  more »
ISBN: 428519
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 279
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Boston
Book Type: Hardcover
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