Why billions of people won't eat pork (or why we don't know)


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“The Sacred Cow and the Abominable Pig, “1987 book by Marvin Harris about meat taboos: https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Sacred_Cow_and_the_Abominable_Pig/_iUdAQAAIAAJ?hl=en

2015 paper about how chicken may have supplanted pork in ancient Middle Eastern diets (not free): https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10814-015-9083-2

2015 paper showing that pig-eating persisted among ancient Israelites, particularly those in the Northern Kingdom: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/275026551_Iron_Age_Pigs_New_Evidence_on_Their_Origin_and_Role_in_Forming_Identity_Boundaries


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