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The Art of Rice: Spirit and Sustenance in Asia

Out of Print
Extraordinary ethnographic compendium

Edited By: Roy W Hamilton

552 pages, Col illus

University of California Press

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #146964 | ISBN: 0930741986
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Magisterial ethnographic and agroeconomic study developed by the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Sections are headed: 1. Labor, Ritual and the Cycle of Time 2. The Granary: A Home for the Rice Spirits 3. Rice Festivals: Community and Celebration 4. The Goddess of Rice 5. Sacred Food 6. Straw Matters 7. Rice, Self and State 8. The Future of Rice


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