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Desperation incurred during periods of drought might lead to the temptation to slaughter and eat the work animals for short-term survival; this would damage long-term prospects by harriz the means of production.

Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? According to Harris, humans shifted from a low- carbohydrate diet largely based on hunter-gatherer sources to a high-carbohydrate diet largely based on agricultural when intensive agriculture began. Harris also describes the state of the world in the late 19th century as one of approaching catastrophe as predicted by Malthus Malthusian catastrophe. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Hwrris European agriculture relied upon rainfall and not irrigation, Harris argues, European rulers under feudalism were unable to effectively monopolize power and restrict the rising power of towns. This led to pigs being reviled, and he argues this gave rise to the pig as a non- kosher food in the Old Testament.

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The high population densities and the periodic droughts rendered animal husbandry for food purposes impractical, and slowly led to the ending of animal sacrifice. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Views Read Edit View history. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Unlike the Middle Eastern civilizations, India had developed very productive matvin of agriculture, requiring heavy labor. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Harris notes that canibaales were also taboo in Ancient Egypt and continue to be forbidden by Islam, suggesting that environmental rather than cultural factors are responsible for putting this food animal off limits.

Cannibals and Kings discusses the development of pork as a taboo food in ancient Israelite society.

Harris examines the concept of the hydraulic empireancient civilizations such as China, Persiaand Egypt that were reliant on water for agriculture. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. In addition, pigs produce only meat, compared with cattle and goats, which also provide milk, transport, and labor. Harris argues that while cattle, sheep and many other domesticated animals consume grass, pigs are poor grazers and compete with humans for grain.


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