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HIS2030J – Food in Modern East Asian History


Tong Xu

Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: ENGL1000J Obtained Credit


This course examines what scholars call “food variables” in Modern China and Japan, such as the different foods people eat at different time periods. Through lecture and discussion of scholarly books and documentaries, we will identify these variables and relate them to other facets of historical change in modern East Asia.

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