Explores connections between what we eat and who we are through cross-cultural study of how personal identities and social groups are formed via food production.
From Horace Miner, "Body Ritual among the Nacirema." Reproduced by permission of the American Anthropological Association from The American Anthropologist, vol. 58.
· Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu is the Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Alternatives, a think tank based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He recently served as.
1: From "Body Ritual among the Nacirema," American Anthropologist 58 (1956): 503-507. [Sourcetext as PDF: