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A book summary of Marvin Harris' Good To Eat - an anthropology of food and why we eat what we do

Have you ever opened a book and loved it from beginning to end? That's happened to me many times. Thomas Paine's "Age of Reason" and "Rights of Man" come to mind, but also every book by Marvin Harris.  I first encountered Marvin Harris' writing as I read through the book pages on Derek Siver's site . The first, was Cows, pigs, wars and witches  and I highly recommend you check that out. But Harris has an entire anthology of books - all centered on human anthropology. He does a fantastic job of putting our history together in a readable, concise, but thoughtful summary.  They are very similar, but predate, Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse, but they are also more complete, more accurate, and less biased. Marvin Harris was an excellent journalist. He would occasionally insert his opinion, but would also preface it with the fact that he had no data to back up this presupposition. He provided data for everything else and presented h
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