Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition / Edition 1

Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition / Edition 1

by Alan H. Goodman, Gretel H. Pelto, Darna L. Dufour, Darna Dufour
     
 

This collection of readings exposes students to the breadth of theoretical viewpoints and issues in the field of nutritional anthropology. See more details below

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This collection of readings exposes students to the breadth of theoretical viewpoints and issues in the field of nutritional anthropology.

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ISBN-13:
9780767411974
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
8.53(w) x 0.60(h) x 10.87(d)

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Table of Contents

PrefaceGretel H. Pelto, Alan Goodman, and Darna Dufour, The Biocultural Perspective in Nutritional Anthropology Part I. A Taste of Nutritional Anthropology Richard B. Lee, Eating Christmas in the Kalahari John Grossman, How Many Calories Are There in a 230- Calorie Dinner? Lavinia Edmonds, The Magic Bullet? Part II. The Quest for Food: Evolutionary and Comparative Perspectives The Biological Baseline Pat Shipman, Scavenger Hunt Richard B. Lee, What Hunters Do for a Living, or, How to Make Out on Scarce Resources Katherine Milton, Diet and Primate Evolution Agriculture: The Great Revolution Alan Goodman and George J. Armelagos, Disease and Death at Dr. Dickson's Mounds S. Boyd Eaton and Melvin Konner, Paleolithic Nutrition: A Consideration of Its Nature and Current Implications Robert M. Sapolsky, Junk Food Monkeys Variations in Contemporary Food Systems: Pluses and Minuses Darna L. Dufour, Use of Tropical Rainforests by Native Amazonians (and more...)

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