Open Access Repository

Pigs, people and pigoons

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Tiffin, HM 2007 , 'Pigs, people and pigoons', in L Simmons and P Armstrong (eds.), Knowing animals , Human- Animal Studies 4 , Brill, Leiden and Boston, pp. 244-265.

[img] PDF
4727.pdf | Request a copy
Full text restricted
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.

Abstract

Human flesh tastes like pork, hence the term 'long pig' for human
meat cuts, the 'long' denoting the difference between the limb lengths
of pig and human. Although there are few 'first hand' accounts of
the flavor of human flesh, its similarity in texture and taste to that of
pork seems generally agreed upon. This is not surprising given our
anatomical and physiological congruences. To the extent, too, that 'we
are what we eat', our shared food preferences might be expected to
result in not dissimilar meat.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Tiffin, HM
Publisher: Brill
Additional Information:

© Copyright 2007 by Koninklijke Brill NY, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Item Statistics: View statistics for this item

Actions (login required)

Item Control Page Item Control Page
TOP