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Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition / Edition 1
This collection of readings exposes students to the breadth of theoretical viewpoints and issues in the field of nutritional anthropology.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
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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...)