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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Harris notes that pigs 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.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In addition, pigs produce only meat, compared with cattle and goats, which also provide milk, transport, and labor. The high population densities and the periodic droughts rendered animal husbandry for food purposes impractical, and slowly led to the ending of animal sacrifice.
Write a customer review. This led to pigs being reviled, and he argues this gave rise to the pig as a non- kosher food in the Old Testament. Because 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. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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 destroying the means of production. Views Read Edit View history.
The growth of towns and cities, from a combination of population growth and urban migration, would lead to early forms of market economies.
Harris also describes the state of the world in the late 19th century as one of approaching catastrophe as predicted by Malthus Malthusian catastrophe.
Harris argues that while cattle, sheep and many other domesticated animals consume grass, pigs are poor grazers and compete with humans for grain. 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.
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Cattle remained an important species because they provided farm labor. Harris posits that this diet change resulted in more body fat, which for females led to earlier menarche and a smaller reduction in fertility from nursing infants, which then led to shorter periods between pregnancies. Unlike the Middle Eastern civilizations, India had developed very productive forms of agriculture, requiring heavy labor. He briefly discuss the other Jewish food taboos.
The necessity of labor-intensive projects such as irrigationcanalsand flood control dikes led to the development of strong, centralized, and despotic states to mobilize the needed manpower for construction. Share your thoughts with other customers.
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Harris argues that this situation led to the evolution of the cow as a taboo food and its worship as a sacred creature in Reyyes. Despite foreign conquest or change of government, the nature of such states would remain essentially unchanged because of the unchanging need to mobilize reye labor. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
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