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Food and Evolution : Toward a Theory of Human Food Habits - 87 edition

Food and Evolution : Toward a Theory of Human Food Habits (ISBN10: 0877226687; ISBN13: 9780877226680)
ISBN13: 978-0877226680
ISBN10: 0877226687

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0877224358
ISBN10: 0877224358

Summary: The old adage "you are what you eat" may be more accurate than anyone could have ever imagined. This unprecedented interdisciplinary effort by scholars in primatology, biological anthropology, archaeology, nutrition, psychology, agricultural economics, and cultural anthropology suggests that there is a systematic theory behind why humans eat what they eat.
Includes discussions ranging in time from prehistory to the present, and from the most simple soc
ieties to the most complex, including South American Indian groups, African hunter-gatherers, and countries such as India, Bangladesh, Peru, and Mexico.
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Summary: The old adage "you are what you eat" may be more accurate than anyone could have ever imagined. This unprecedented interdisciplinary effort by scholars in primatology, biological anthropology, archaeology, nutrition, psychology, agricultural economics, and cultural anthropology suggests that there is a systematic theory behind why humans eat what they eat.
Includes discussions ranging in time from prehistory to the present, and from the most simple societies to the most complex, including South American Indian groups, African hunter-gatherers, and countries such as India, Bangladesh, Peru, and Mexico. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 87
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Publisher: Temple University Press
Year Published: 1987
International: No



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