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The Resource Gourmets in the land of famine : the culture and politics of rice in modern Canton, Seung-joon Lee

Gourmets in the land of famine : the culture and politics of rice in modern Canton, Seung-joon Lee

Label
Gourmets in the land of famine : the culture and politics of rice in modern Canton
Title
Gourmets in the land of famine
Title remainder
the culture and politics of rice in modern Canton
Statement of responsibility
Seung-joon Lee
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book project is a cultural history of rice consumption in the city of Canton (now Guangzhou), China's southernmost metropolis. Special emphasis is placed on the qualitative dimension of the local food culture and the dynamic interactions between the local society and the modern state
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CSt/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Seung-joon
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9066.C573
LC item number
G835 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rice trade
  • Rice trade
  • Rice
  • Food supply
Label
Gourmets in the land of famine : the culture and politics of rice in modern Canton, Seung-joon Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-289) and index
Contents
South of the mountains : the political economy of the Pearl River Delta -- The organization of rice supplies in Canton : the formation of the Cantonese provisioning networks and consumer satisfaction -- Strenghtening the Canton-Hong Kong ties : rice relief and the development of transnational rice business -- Politicizing the enterprise : the nationalist revolution and the Cantonese rice business -- Taste in numbers : science and the Chinese food problem -- Taxes and strikes : the foreign-rice tax and social repercussions -- Inventing the "national rice" : the national goods movement and the issue of rice quality -- Granary of the empire, laboratory of the nation : the Canton-Hankow railway and the Hunan rice sales project in Canton -- Provincial politics and national rice : the Canton famine of 1936-1937 and the South China Rice Trading Corporation
Control code
630480176
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
[xvii], 300 p.
Isbn
9780804772266
Lccn
2010024485
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)630480176
Label
Gourmets in the land of famine : the culture and politics of rice in modern Canton, Seung-joon Lee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-289) and index
Contents
South of the mountains : the political economy of the Pearl River Delta -- The organization of rice supplies in Canton : the formation of the Cantonese provisioning networks and consumer satisfaction -- Strenghtening the Canton-Hong Kong ties : rice relief and the development of transnational rice business -- Politicizing the enterprise : the nationalist revolution and the Cantonese rice business -- Taste in numbers : science and the Chinese food problem -- Taxes and strikes : the foreign-rice tax and social repercussions -- Inventing the "national rice" : the national goods movement and the issue of rice quality -- Granary of the empire, laboratory of the nation : the Canton-Hankow railway and the Hunan rice sales project in Canton -- Provincial politics and national rice : the Canton famine of 1936-1937 and the South China Rice Trading Corporation
Control code
630480176
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
[xvii], 300 p.
Isbn
9780804772266
Lccn
2010024485
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)630480176

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