Against

AGAINST:

There is no Beef in Vedas by Agniveer, blogger, December 4, 2008.

http://vishalagarwal.voiceofdharma.com/articles/indhistory/misrep.htm

European Conspiracy Against Vedic Culture

Apparently this article shows that many Vedic translations could be wrong: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/suhag-a-shukla-esq/vedic-content-intonation-_b_877606.html

GENERAL ANALYSIS:

The Veneration of the Cow in India, W. Crooke, FolkloreVol. 23, No. 3 (Sep., 1912), pp. 275-306, http://www.jstor.org/stable/1255152

Present-Day Worship of the Cow in India, Tadeusz Margul, NumenVol. 15, Fasc. 1 (Feb., 1968), pp. 63-80, http://www.jstor.org/stable/3269619

A general debate on the role of religion in history

Food Fights: Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain Dietary Polemics in South India, Katherine E. Ulrich,  History of ReligionsVol. 46, No. 3 (Feb., 2007), pp. 228-261, 
http://www.jstor.org/stable/4134923
 

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

Meat Potential of India, Ashok V. Desai, Economic and Political WeeklyVol. 6, No. 17 (Apr. 24, 1971), pp. 874-876, http://www.jstor.org/stable/4381915