Record:   Prev Next
作者 Sterckx, R
書名 Of Tripod and Palate : Food, Politics, and Religion in Traditional China
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2005
國際標準書號 9781403979278 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (264 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
附註 Attitudes toward food and commensality constituted a central fiber in the social, religious, and political fabric of ancient Chinese society. The offering of sacrifices, the banqueting of guests, and the ritual preparation, prohibition or consumption of food and drink were central elements in each of China's three main religious traditions: the Classicist (Confucian) tradition, religious Daoism, and Buddhism. What links late Shang and Zhou bronze vessels to Buddhist dietary codes or Daoist recipes for immortality is a poignant testimony that culinary activity - fasting and feasting - governed not only human relationships but also fermented the communication between humans and the spirit world. In Of Tripod and Palate leading scholars examine the relationship between secular and religious food culture in ancient China from various perspectives
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Sterckx, R. Of Tripod and Palate : Food, Politics, and Religion in Traditional China New York : Palgrave Macmillan US,c2005 9781403963376
主題 Food habits -- China -- History -- Congresses.;Food -- Political aspects -- China -- Congresses.;Food -- Religious aspects -- China -- Congresses
Electronic books
Record:   Prev Next