By Ellen Oxfeld
Bitter and candy examines the function of foodstuff in a single rural chinese language neighborhood because it has formed daily lives over the process numerous tumultuous a long time. In her fabulous ethnographic debts, Ellen Oxfeld compels us to reexamine the various dominant frameworks that experience permeated fresh scholarship on modern China and that describe expanding dislocation and individualism and an absence of ethical centeredness. by utilizing nutrients as a lens, she indicates a extra complicated photo, the place connectedness and feel of position proceed to play a major position, even within the context of quick change.
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Bitter and Sweet: Food, Meaning, and Modernity in Rural China (California Studies in Food and Culture) by Ellen Oxfeld