COWS, PIGS, WARS, AND WITCHES
The Riddles of Culture
Why do Hindus worship cows? Why do Jews and Muslims refuse to eat pork? Why did so many people in post-medieval Europe believe in witches? Author Marvin Harris addresses these and other queries about human behavior, showing that no matter how bizarre a people’s behavior may seem, it always stems from identifiable and intelligble sources.
This title is part of the series: CULTURAL PATTERNS AND PROCESSES