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Feasting in Southeast Asia

Feasting in Southeast Asia( )
Author: Hayden, Brian
ISBN:978-0-8248-7677-7
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

Feasting has long played a crucial role in the social, political, and economic dynamics of village life. It is far more than a gustatory and social diversion from daily work routines: alliances are brokered by feasts; debts are created and political battles waged. Feasts create enormous pressure to increase the production of food and prestige items in order to achieve the social and political goals of their promoters. In fact, Brian Hayden argues, the domestication of plants and...
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Book Details
Pages:332
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Holidays / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds



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