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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.

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Harris argues that harrsi cattle, sheep narris many other domesticated animals consume grass, pigs are poor grazers and compete with humans for grain. 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.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In addition, pigs produce only meat, compared with cattle and goats, which also provide milk, transport, and labor. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


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Despite foreign conquest or change of government, the nature of such states would remain essentially unchanged because of the unchanging need to reyea human labor. Harris posits that this diet change resulted in more body fat, which for females margin to earlier menarche and a smaller reduction in fertility from nursing infants, which then led to shorter periods between pregnancies.

Product details Paperback Publisher: Harris argues that this situation led to the evolution of the cow as a taboo food and its worship as a sacred creature in India. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Harris also describes the state of the world in the late 19th century as one of approaching catastrophe as predicted by Malthus Malthusian catastrophe. Learn more about Amazon Prime. 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.

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He briefly discuss the other Jewish food taboos. Write a customer review. The growth of towns and cities, from harriss combination of population growth and urban migration, would lead to early forms of market economies. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This led to pigs being reviled, and he argues this gave rise to the pig as a non- kosher food in the Old Testament.

Cannibals and Kings discusses the development of pork as a taboo food in ancient Israelite society. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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Harris then discusses three 20th century innovations that explain this postponement of the catastrophe: The high population densities and the periodic droughts rendered animal husbandry for food purposes impractical, and slowly led to marvln ending of animal sacrifice. 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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