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Cattle remained an important species because they provided farm labor. Get to Know Us. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The high population densities and the periodic droughts rendered animal husbandry for food purposes impractical, and slowly led to the ending of animal sacrifice. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Harris also describes the state of the world in the late 19th century as one of approaching catastrophe as predicted by Malthus Malthusian catastrophe.


Despite foreign conquest or change of government, the nature of such states would remain essentially unchanged because of the unchanging need to mobilize human labor. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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English Choose a language for shopping. 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 also discusses the cow as a sacred animal and taboo food in Hindu culture. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. If you reyfs a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

He caibales discuss the other Jewish food taboos. Harris examines the concept of the hydraulic empireancient civilizations such as China, Persiaand Egypt that were reliant on water for agriculture.

This led to pigs being reviled, and he argues this gave rise to the pig as a non- kosher food in the Old Testament.


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. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. In addition, pigs harrsi only meat, compared with cattle and goats, which also provide milk, transport, and labor.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Harris notes that pigs were also marvi in Ancient Egypt and continue to be forbidden by Islam, suggesting that environmental rather than cultural factors are responsible for putting this food animal off limits.

Product details Paperback Publisher: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Amazon Second Chance Pass canbiales on, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Harris argues that while cattle, sheep and many other domesticated animals consume grass, pigs are poor grazers and compete with humans for grain. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Harris then discusses three 20th century innovations that explain this postponement of the catastrophe:

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