couv 35 Sharing food

Sharing food

édité par Éric Garine, María Luz Rodrigo, Christine Raimond et F. Xavier Medina

Universidad de Guadalajara, 2016, 299p. [en ligne]

Does sharing make us human? Is sharing food very specific of the humankind, or did the evolutionary history of other species produce similar traits? Is sharing food sometimes more a matter of rhetoric rather than an effective transfer of food? How could it be possible for anthropologists to study sharing without being themselves, somehow, invited to join the group eating together? These are, among others, some of the questions raised in this book…