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The Resource The land of the five flavors : a cultural history of Chinese cuisine, Thomas O. Höllmann ; translated by Karen Margolis

The land of the five flavors : a cultural history of Chinese cuisine, Thomas O. Höllmann ; translated by Karen Margolis

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The land of the five flavors : a cultural history of Chinese cuisine
Title
The land of the five flavors
Title remainder
a cultural history of Chinese cuisine
Statement of responsibility
Thomas O. Höllmann ; translated by Karen Margolis
Title variation
  • Kulturgeschichte der chinesischen Küche
  • Cultural history of Chinese cuisine
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
World-renowned sinologist Thomas O. Höllmann tracks the growth of Chinese food culture from the earliest burial rituals to today's Western fast food restaurants, detailing the cuisine's geographical variations and local customs, indigenous factors and foreign influences, trade routes, and ethnic associations. Höllmann describes the food rituals of major Chinese religions and the significance of eating and drinking in rites of passage and popular culture. He also enriches his narrative with thirty of his favorite recipes and a selection of photographs, posters, paintings, sketches, and ima
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English, translated from German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Arts and traditions of the table : perspectives on culinary history
The land of the five flavors : a cultural history of Chinese cuisine, Thomas O. Höllmann ; translated by Karen Margolis
Label
The land of the five flavors : a cultural history of Chinese cuisine, Thomas O. Höllmann ; translated by Karen Margolis
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/holl16186
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Rice doesn't rain from heaven -- A taste of harmony -- Fire, ice, and flavor -- A culinary cosmos -- Heavenly dew -- Regulations and conventions -- The tavern of eternal happiness -- Epilogue
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9780231536547
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