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Food in China: A Cultural and Historical Inquiry

Frederick J. Simoons - Technology & Engineering - 1990 - 600 pages
This volume is a study of Chinese food from a cultural and historical perspective. Its focus is on traditional China before establishment of the People's Republic. It ...
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Eat Not this Flesh: Food Avoidances from Prehistory to the Present

Frederick J. Simoons - Cooking - 1994 - 550 pages
Hailed as a classic when initially published in 1961, Eat Not This Flesh was the first book that explored, from a historical and cultural perspective, taboos against eating ...
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Plants of Life, Plants of Death

Frederick J. Simoons - Gardening - 1998 - 568 pages
This study examines plants associated with ritual purity, fertility, prosperity and life, and plants associated with ritual impurity, sickness, ill fate and death. It provides ...
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Nature, Culture and History: The "Knowing" of Oceania

K. R. Howe - History - 2000 - 120 pages
This text places Oceania in a broad global and intellectual context and explores the meeting of two perceived entities - the west and Pacific peoples. It incorporates such ...
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