ISBN-10:
0415089298
ISBN-13:
9780415089296
Pub. Date:
11/01/1992
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Meat: A Natural Symbol / Edition 1

Meat: A Natural Symbol / Edition 1

by Nick Fiddes
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Overview

This book is a broad-ranging and provocative study of the human passion for meat. It will intrigue anyone who has ever wondered why meat is important to us; why we eat some animals but not others; why vegetarianism is increasing; why we aren't cannibals; and how meat is associated with environmental destruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415089296
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/1992
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 1440L (what's this?)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I: Background 1. Food = Meat 2. A Brief History of Meat Eating 3. A Matter of Taste 4. More than a Meal Part II: Meat is Muscle 5. Evolution and Elevation 6. The Power of Meat 7. The Barbarity of Meat Part III: Mixed Meataphors 8. The Reluctant Cannibal 9. Pets and Other Grey Animals 10. The Joy of Sex Part IV: Modern Meatologies 11. Economics 12. Health 13. Ethics 14. Ecology 15. Conclusions

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