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Rice: A Global History (Edible) [Hardcover]

Renee Marton

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5 Sep 2014 Edible
Rice: A Global History presents in detail the historical journey that rice has taken, from its early origin as a staple food in Asian and West African countries to its ubiquitous place in meals across the world today. Rice has become a significant and indispensable agricultural product worldwide, often through slavery, indentured labour and immigration. An important part of many well-known and popular dishes, rice is both a key ingredient of high-end cuisine and a staple of more inexpensive, everyday meals. This dichotomy has existed since the early years of the grain's burgeoning popularity, when the rice trade was driven simultaneously by profits from the high-status commercial export of rice and the lower-quality rice eaten by workers and labourers. Increasing urbanization and the rise of marketing, advertising and military requirements have all influenced the role of rice retail through the years. Though not heavily traded worldwide, rice has long had a strong influence on the global political scene.It also has deep emotional significance at the table, where it holds great importance integral to many ethnic identities and appears in cultural rituals, literature, music, painting and poetry. Our cultural habits, the arts and the myriad ways in which we plant, harvest, package and consume rice help to define peoples all over the world. Containing an array of delicious recipes as well as delving into the history of this essential grain, Rice is an engaging look at one of our most enriching foods.

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  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Reaktion Books (5 Sep 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780233507
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780233505
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 12 x 1.6 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,284,041 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Renee Marton is a former chef based in New York who has written widely on food, cooking and culinary history.

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