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Rice : global networks and new histories

Auteur(s) : Bray, Francesca (Éd.)
Coclanis, Peter A. (Éd.)
Fields-Black, Edda L. (Éd.)
Schäfer, Dagmar (Éd.)
Description matérielle : xxi-421 p.-[3] p. de pl. : ill. ; 24 cm.Publication : Cambridge : Cambridge university press, 2017.Cote : G.5141Note : Bibliogr. 355-398. Index.  Thématique : Histoire | Riz Thématique spécifique : Mondialisation
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Introduction: global networks and new histories of rice / Bray, Francesca --

Part I - Purity and promiscuity. Introduction / Bray, Francesca --

Global visions vs. local complexity: experts wrestle with the problem of development / Harwood, Jonathan --

Rice, sugar, and livestock in Java, 1820-1940: "Geertz's agricultural involution" 50 years on / Boomgaard, Peter and Kroonenberg, Pieter M. --

A desire to eat well: rice and the market in eigteenth-century China / Cheung, Sui-Wai --

Rice and maritime modernity: the modern Chinese state and the South China Sea rice trade / Lee, Seung-Joon --

Promiscuous transmission and encapsulated knowledge: a material-semiotic approach to modern rice in the Mekong Delta / Biggs, David --

Red and white rice in the vicinity of Sierra Leone: linked histories of slavery, emancipation, and seed selection / Mouser, Bruce L., Nuijten, Edwin, Okry, Florent, and Richards, Paul --

Part II - Environmental matters. Introduction / Fields-Black, Edda L. --

Rice and rice farmers in the Upper Guinea Coast and environmental history / Fields-Black, Edda L. --

Reserving water: environmental and technological relationships with colonial South Carolina inland rice plantations / Smith, Hayden R. --

Asian rice in Africa: plant genetics and crop history / Gilbert, Erik --

When Jola granaries were full / Linares, Olga F. --

Of health and harvests: seasonal mortality and commercial rice cultivation in the Punjab and Bengal regions of South Asia / Minsky, Lauren --

Part III - Power and control. Introduction / Coclanis, Peter A. --

The cultural meaning of work: the "black rice debate" reconsidered / Hawthorne, Walter --

White rice: the midwestern origins of the modern rice industry in the United States / Coclanis, Peter A. --

Rice and the path of economic development in Japan / Francks, Penelope --

Commodities and anti-commodities: rice on Sumatra 1915-1925 / Maat, Harro

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