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Cows Pigs Wars And Witches

Pub Date : 2011-07-13 | Author : Marvin Harris | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307801227
ISBN 13 : 0307801225

One of America's leading anthropolgists offers solutions to the perplexing question of why people behave the way they do. Why do Hindus worship cows? Why do Jews and Moslems refuse..


Cows Pigs Wars Witches

Pub Date : 1989 | Author : Marvin Harris | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780679724681
ISBN 13 : 0679724680

An anthropologist speculates on the origins of bizarre and mysterious human lifestyles, customs, and institutions throughout history..


Good To Eat

Pub Date : 1998-07-02 | Author : Marvin Harris | Publisher : Waveland Press

ISBN 10 : 9781478608929
ISBN 13 : 1478608927

Why are human food habits so diverse? Why do Americans recoil at the thought of dog meat? Jews and Moslems, pork? Hindus, beef? Why do Asians abhor milk? In Good to Eat, best-selli..


Cannibals And Kings

Pub Date : 2011-07-13 | Author : Marvin Harris | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307801234
ISBN 13 : 0307801233

In this brilliant and profound study the distinguished American anthropologist Marvin Harris shows how the endless varieties of cultural behavior -- often so puzzling at first glan..


Our Kind

Pub Date : 1990-09-26 | Author : Marvin Harris | Publisher : Harper Perennial

ISBN 10 : 0060919906
ISBN 13 : 9780060919900

Writing with the same wit, humor, and style of his earlier bestsellers, noted anthropologist Marvin Harris traces our roots and views our destiny...


Cultural Materialism

Pub Date : 2001-08-28 | Author : Marvin Harris | Publisher : AltaMira Press

ISBN 10 : 9780759116962
ISBN 13 : 0759116962

Cultural Materialism, published in 1979, was Marvin Harris's first full-length explication of the theory with which his work has been associated. While Harris has developed and mod..