The Food of China. E. N. ANDERSON.

The Food of China.

New Haven. Yale University Press. 1988. Stock ID #163066

ix + xiii + xv + 295pp, index, bibliography, notes, paperback. A fine copy. A comprehensive, entertaining historical and ethnographic account of Chinese food, from the Bronze Age to the 20th century. After showing how food has been central to Chinese governmental policies, religious rituals, and health practices from the earliest times, E.N. Anderson turns to present-day China, describing in rich and enticing detail the regional varieties in Chinese diet, food preparation, and rituals of eating and drinking. (From Publisher's description).
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