The Lens Within the Heart

The Lens Within the Heart

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The study of food practices in different cultures and societies has long been an important part of anthropological studies. In recent years anthropological literature on food has generated new theoretical findings on this important aspect of human behavior that help explain cultural adaptation and social grouping in a more general way. In this volume the authors make use of ethnographic examples collected within and beyond the boundaries of China to demonstrate the theoretical relevance of Chinese-inspired foodways, tastes, and consumption.... silver.8aquot; Ownership became so widespread that a how-to manual was issued for the amateur user, authored by Hoshu himself ... Gyokucho recorded of Nagoya in 1820: aquot;From the fourth month, Dutch lenses (Oranda-megane) were on view outside the gates of the Temple of Daisu-zan. ... 1 The appearance of insects at greatly enhanced size was indeed horrific, but the idea that they might possess theanbsp;...

Title:The Lens Within the Heart
Author:Timon Screech
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press - 2002-01


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