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Food, sacrifice, and sagehood in early China

A Short History of Food Ethics. Situating the work in the discipline of intellectual history, Sterckx offers what is the most thorough reading of the cultural and sociopolitical meanings of food in China from the Warring States to the Han period.


R oel S terckx. Duke University Press W. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. His masterful coverage of the textual evidence for the various types of cuisines doughy products or stews and ales, methods of preservation, prices of animals and distribution of sacrificial meat, sarcifice customs, Each ancient civilization launched and then evolved its unique philosophies and quotidian worldviews that helped determine its historical development in the world, and Chinese civilization is no exception.

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Sign In Forgot password? Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. You could not be signed in. Roel Sterckx has been a pioneer in exploring the intriguing business of how Chinese food has affected the fkod of Chinese civilization see, e.

Drawing on received and newly excavated written sources, Roel Sterckx’s book explores how this vibrant culture influenced the ways in which the early Chinese explained the workings of the human senses, good the role of sensory experience in communicating with the spirit world. Elisabeth Roudinesco – – Polity. Book Review January 01 Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? John Law John Law.

Account Options Sign in. As a major contribution to the study of early China and to the development of philosophical thought, earlly book will be essential reading for students of the period, and for anyone interested in ritual and religion in the ancient world.