Foodways and Empathy: Relatedness in a Ramu River Society, by Anita von Poser

By Anita von Poser

Through the sharing of foodstuff, humans believe entitled to inquire into one another's lives and give some thought to one another's states with regards to their foodways. This in-depth examine makes a speciality of the Bosmun of Daiden, a Ramu River humans in an under-represented sector within the ethnography of Papua New Guinea, uncovering the conceptual convergence of neighborhood notions of relatedness, foodways, and empathy. In weaving jointly discussions approximately paramount values as handed on via delusion, the expression of emotions in way of life, and the physically adventure of social and actual environs, a life-world unfolds during which ethical, emotional, and embodied foodways give a contribution significantly to the production of relationships. curious about specified methods of "making kin," the ebook provides a special case to fresh debates approximately relatedness and empathy and sheds new mild onto the normal anthropological topics of nutrients creation, sharing, and exchange.

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