Food in Chinese Culture: Anthropological & Historical Perspectives. CHANG. K. C.

Food in Chinese Culture: Anthropological & Historical Perspectives.

New Haven: Yale University Press. 1979. Reprint. Stock ID #163065

Black and white line illustrations, 429pp, glossary, bibliography, index, paperback. Spine a little rubbed and creased, lower cover abraided in one small place due to removal of sticker. Chang offers a varied anthropological study of the unique role food has played in shaping Chinese culture. Chinese culinary preparation is a labour of love that, perhaps due to it's complicated mastery, has never been truly undertaken as a case-study. Now, Professor Chang sets about to the task with a series of scholarly essays by ten leading historians and anthropologists. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163065).

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