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By Judith Farquhar
From consuming good in enhancing monetary occasions to stories of the past due Nineteen Fifties famine, from the flavors of conventional chinese language medication to modernity’s deepest sexual passions, this e-book argues that embodiment in all its types has to be invented and sustained in public reflections approximately own and nationwide existence. As a lot at domestic in technology experiences and social thought as within the information of lifestyles in Beijing, this account makes use of anthropology, cultural reviews, and literary feedback to learn modern chinese language lifestyles in a materialist and reflexive mode. For either Maoist and industry reform classes, this can be a tale of excessive tradition in appetites, hope in collective existence, and politics within the physique and its dispositions.
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Appetites: Food and Sex in Post-Socialist China (Body, Commodity, Text) by Judith Farquhar