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Consuming passions : the anthropology of eating

Author: Peter Farb; George J Armelagos
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Farb; George J Armelagos
ISBN: 0671434209 9780671434205
OCLC Number: 9429319
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1980.
"First Washington Square Press printing April, 1983."
Description: 354 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Prologue. Understanding society and culture through eating. pt. 1. Eating and the human organism. Biological baseline. Emerging hyman pattern. Eating as cultural adaptation. Life passage. pt. 2. Eating and the ways of humankind. Meal as mataphor. Eat not of their flesh. Foods for the gods. Feast and the gift. pt. 3. The patterns of eating. Taste and distaste. Wisdom of cuisine. Epilogue. Hunger in the social and human body.
Responsibility: Peter Farb & George Armelagos.

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