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Cooks and ancestors: the politics of food in imperial China

last modified May 08, 2014 11:34 AM

Roel Sterckx, Joseph Needham Professor of Chinese History, Science and Civilization, gave a public lecture at the festival "La Storia in Piazza" held in the Doge's Palace in Genoa, Italy. The hour-long lecture was filmed and may be viewed on the festival website. After the introductions in Italian, Prof. Sterckx gives his talk "in the language of Shakespeare".

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