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The Healing Meat

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

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... between these studies, a few examples will suffice: Fuentealba (1985, p. 184) finds that the sweet potato is hot, while Heras et al. (1985, p. 211) classify it as cool. The same happens with beans: Fuentealba (1985, p. 185) reports...

History of a Project

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

1

... from those who have surpluses to those who run short of it in this period. (Bolton and Calvin, 1981, p. 391) I think that this thesis is too extreme. In the following chapters we shall see that the guinea-pig is an ideal...

Social and Cultural Logics

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

1

... in an urban context. In a rural context kinship relations and proximity reinforce and make possible the development of rituals, while in the urban context relationships of class, work or political goals predominate (1959, p. 1011). Later,...

The Meat Transformed

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

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1

... See particularly Luna de la Fuente and Moreno Rojas (1969, p. 89), who demonstrate the ‘quality’ of guinea-pig, as compared with other meat, via a percentage analysis of its chemical composition: Water Protein...

The Meat Produced

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

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2

... that torsón as a ‘general ailment’ is, in the majority of cases, ‘native salmonella’.See Sousa and Chalampuente, 1980, p. 14.This distinction between ‘diseases of the land’ and ‘diseases of God’ is central to Indian medical thought. Eduardo...

The Cultural Complexity of the Guinea-pig

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

1

... and illnesses in others. Therefore, norms and rules guide the selection, combination and preparation of food, and are used to reach the above-mentioned balance and equilibrium. (Fuentealba, 1985, p. 185) Obviously this conception...

The Meat as Commodity

Eduardo P. Archetti

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Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

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...In previous chapters, we saw that the production of guinea-pigs takes place within a set of social relations that govern both consumption and circulation, since guinea-pigs are exchanged within a system of offerings, which emphasizes...