Evolution of Food Choice

Kelso, A. J. and G. J. Armelagos. (1963) Nutritional Factors as Selective Agencies in the Determination of ABO Blood Group Frequencies.  Southwestern Lore XXIX (2): 44-48.

Armelagos, George J.  (1980) Comments on Social Responses During Severe Food Shortage and Famine, Dirks.  Current Anthropology 21(1): 32-33.

Farb, Peter and George J. Armelagos.  (1980) Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating.  Boston: HoughtonMifflin.  279 pp. Reprints and abridgements

Prologue   PDF
Chapter 1. The Biological Baseline PDF
Chapter 2. The Emerging Human Pattern PDF
Chapter 3. Eating as a Cultural Adaptation PDF
Chapter 4. The Life Passage PDF
Chapter 5. Meal as Metaphor PDF
Chapter 6. Eat Not This Flesh PDF
Chapter 7. Food for the Gods PDF
Chapter 8. The Feast and the Gift PDF
Chapter 9. Taste and Distaste PDF
Chapter 10. Wisdom of Cuisine PDF
Epilogue   PDF

Farb, Peter and George J. Armelagos.  (1980) Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating. New York: Literary Guild Edition.  279 pp.

Farb, Peter and George J. Armelagos.  (1980) The Food Connection Natural History 89 (9): 26-30. Reprints

Farb, Peter and George J. Armelagos.  (1983) Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating. New York: Washington Square Press Pocketbook Publishers.  279 pp.

Farb, Peter and George J. Armelagos . (1985) Anthropologie Des Coutumes Alimentaires Paris: DeNoel Press. 268 pp. (Translation of Consuming Passions The Anthropology of Eating.)

Armelagos, George J. (1986) The Evolution of the Lenten Meal. The New York Times. February 12, Section C, Page 12, Column 4.

Armelagos, George J.  (1987) Evolution of the Lenten Fast.  In The Matilda Ziegler Magazine for the Blind (in Braille) 8(2): 9-14.  Reprinted of from The New York Times.

Armelagos, George J.  (1987) Biocultural Adaptation, Food Preference and Food Aversion.   In Food and Evolution, M. Harris and E. Ross, eds.  Pp. 579-594.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Farb, P., and G. J. Armelagos. (1988) Why We Eat the Way We Do.  The Truth About Your Diet.  Mary Morris, ed.  Pp. 27-46.  New Canaan, Conn: William Mulvey Inc.  Reprinted from Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating.

Martin, Debra, George J. Armelagos and Kay Henderson. (1989)  The Persistence of Nutritional Stress in Northeastern African (Sudanese Nubian) Populations.  In African Food System in Crisis: Part One: Microperspective, Food and Nutrition in History and Anthropology Series.  Rebecca Huss- Ashmore and S. Katz. Eds.  Pp. 163-187. New York: Gordon and Breach.

Armelagos, George J. (1984) You Are What You Eat In  Paleonutrition: The Diet and Health of Prehistoric Populations.  Kristin D.Sobolik, ed.  Pp. 232-241.  Carbondale: Center for Archaeological Investigations, Occasional Paper No. 22.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University. PDF

George J. Armelagos.  (1995) Cultura y Contacto: El Choque de Dos Cocina Mundiales. Conquista y Comida: Consecuencias del Encuetro de Dos Mundos. J. Long, ed. Pp. 105-129.  Mexico City: UNHAM Press.

Farb, Peter and George Armelagos. (2000) Patterns of Eating. In The Quill Reader. Jocelyn Siler, Kate Gadbow, Mark Medelevz, eds. Pp. 369-372.  Fort Worth: Harcourt.  Abridged from Consuming Passions, The Anthropology of Eating

Farb, Peter and George Armelagos. (2000)  Patterns of Eating.  In The Quill Reader,The Compact Edition. Jocelyn Siler, Kate Gadbow, Mark Medelevz, eds.  Pp 263-266.  Fort Worth: Harcourt.  Abridged from Consuming Passions, The Anthropology of Eating

Armelagos, George J. (2000) Feeding Frenzy: Atlanta Journal Constitution. May, 2000

Armelagos, George J.  Take two beers and call me in the morning [or: …in 1500 years] Ancient Nubians had a way with antibiotics. Natural History. April 2000.

Armelagos, George J.  (2001) Diet and Evolution. Encyclopedia of Evolution. Mark Pagel, ed.  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Peter Farb and George Armelagos. (2001) Patterns of Eating. In 75 Readings Plus, Sixth Edition.  Santi V. Buscemi and Charlotte Smith,eds. New York: McGraw Hill.  Abridged from Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating

Farb, Peter, and George Armelagos. (2001) Patterns of Eating. (Abridged from Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating. 1981). In 75 Readings Plus, 1st Canadian Edition. S.V. Buscemi and C. Smith, eds. New York: McGraw Hill- Ryerson Limited.

Farb, Peter and George J. Armelagos. (2003) Patterns of Eating. Abridged from Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating. 1981. In Fiction/Non Fiction: A Reader and Rhetoric. Garry Engkent and Lucia Engkent.  Ontario: Thompson and Nelson

Armelagos, George J. (2004) Evolutionist and Creationist at the Dinner Table. Evolutionary Anthropology 14 (2):1-3. PDF

Farb, Peter, and George Armelagos. (2004) Patterns of Eating. (Abridged from Consuming Passions: The Anthropology of Eating. 1981). In 75 Readings Plus, Seventh Edition. S.V. Buscemi and C. Smith, eds. New York: McGraw Hill.

Farb, Peter and George Armelagos. (2006) Patterns of Eating. The Little Brown Reader, Marcia Stubbs, Sylvan Barnet and William E. Cain, Eds. 10 Edition. New York: Longman (2006)

Farb, Peter and George Armelagos, Farb, (2006) Patterns of Eating. In Marcia Stubbs, Sylvan Barnet and William E. Cain (Ed.), The Little Brown Reader, 10th Edition (pp. ). New York: Longman (Published) Excerpted and Reprinted from Consuming Passions; The Anthropology of Eating. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin (1981)

Farb, Peter and George Armelagos (2007). Patterns of Eating. In Marcia Stubbs, Sylvan Barnet and William E. Cain (Ed.), The Little Brown Reader, 10th Edition (pp. ). New York: Longman.  Excerpted and Reprinted from Consuming Passions; The Anthropology of Eating. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin (1981)

Turner, Bethany L., Maes, Kenneth, Sweeny, Jennifer L., and George J. Armelagos, (2008) Human Evolution, Diet and Nutrition: Where the Body Meets the Buffet. In Trevathan, Wenda R., Smith, E.O., McKenna, J.J. (Ed.), New Perspectives in Evolutionary Medicine (pp.55-71). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Armelagos, George J. (2008)  Devouring Ourselves. In Deborah Nichols and Patricia Crown (Ed.), Multidisciplinary Approaches to Social Violence in the American Southwest. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Farb, Peter and George Armelagos. (2008)  Patterns of Eating. In Marcia Stubbs, Sylvan Barnet and William E. Cain (Ed.), The Little Brown Reader, 11th Edition (pp. ). New York: Longman.  Excerpted and Reprinted from Consuming Passions; The Anthropology of Eating. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin (1981).

Armelagos, George J. (2010) Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Evolution of the Brain and the Determinates of Food Choice. Journal of Anthropological Research 66 (2): 161-186.