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Of Tripod and Palate: Food, Politics, and Religion in Traditional China
by Roel Sterckx
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 ancient China's three main religious traditions: the Classicist (Confucian) tradition, religious Daoism, and Buddhism. In Of Tripod and Palate, leading scholars examine the relationship between secular and religious ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published October 7th 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
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