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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Höllmann tracks the growth of food culture in China from its earliest burial rituals to today's Western fast food restaurants. He details the food practices of major Chinese religions and the significance of eating and drinking in rites of passage and popular culture. From the invention of noodles to the causes of modern-day food contamination, he uncovers fascinating aspects of daily Chinese life
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Höllmann, Thomas O
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English, translated from German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Arts and traditions of the table : perspectives on culinary history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Koch
  • Cooking, Chinese
  • China
  • Cuisine chinoise
  • Chine
  • Cooking, Chinese
  • Manners and customs
  • China
  • Kultur
  • Cooking, Chinese
  • Food habits
  • China
Label
The land of the five flavors : a cultural history of Chinese cuisine, Thomas O. Höllmann ; translated by Karen Margolis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
841558877
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 198 pages
Isbn
9780231161862
Lccn
2013016126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 651, 655
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
unspecified
System control number
(OCoLC)841558877
Label
The land of the five flavors : a cultural history of Chinese cuisine, Thomas O. Höllmann ; translated by Karen Margolis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
841558877
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 198 pages
Isbn
9780231161862
Lccn
2013016126
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650, 651, 655
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
unspecified
System control number
(OCoLC)841558877

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