Food, Sacrifice, and Sagehood in Early China

Food, Sacrifice, and Sagehood in Early China

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by Roel Sterckx
     
 

Explores how religious culture influenced the ways in which the early Chinese explained the workings of the human senses.See more details below

Overview

Explores how religious culture influenced the ways in which the early Chinese explained the workings of the human senses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107001718
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2011
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Roel Sterckx is Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science, and Civilization at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. His publications include The Animal and the Daemon in Early China (2002).

Table of Contents

1. Customs and cuisine; 2. Cooking the world; 3. Sacrifice and sense; 4. The economics of sacrifice; 5. Sages, spirits, and senses.

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