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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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...In previous chapters we examined guinea-pig meat from the point of view of its transformation into food, which is served at the feasts that mark every kind of special event in both individual and community life. In these cultural contexts...

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

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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...

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

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...In many cultures people find difficulty in thinking about the role of animals. How we treat them is often inconsistent and discontinuous. Some animals live in pleasant and lavish environments, as privileged members of domestic habitats...

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

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 this chapter I shall focus on a few central aspects of the production of the guinea-pig as edible ‘meat’. Thus, the guinea-pig appears to be a ‘product’ that requires special attention when it is killed. Obviously the meat...

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

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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...This book is the result of an investigation and evaluation carried out for the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. This work was carried out between September and November of 1983. I was responsible for coordinating...

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

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 Chapter 2 I discussed the concept of cultural and social complexity. The first refers to the quantity of information produced and circulated in a particular setting, in other words the knowledge that actors use to face the world...

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

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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...We have seen that the main concern of the women is to produce, first of all, a healthy and fat animal. Their knowledge and their productive practices lead them to try to strike a balance between the quantity of the guinea-pigs...