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Nature, Culture, and Food in Monsoon Asia

Nature, Culture, and Food in Monsoon Asia

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Wydawnictwo Springer Verlag, Singapore
Data wydania 05/02/2021
Liczba stron 172
Forma publikacji książka w miękkiej oprawie
Poziom zaawansowania Dla profesjonalistów, specjalistów i badaczy naukowych
Język angielski
ISBN 9789811521157
Kategorie Socjologia, Meteorologia i nauka o klimatach, Geografia człowieka, Geografia regionalna, Podtrzymanie środowiska naturalnego
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Dostawa 3-4 tygodnie
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Opis książki

The giant Asian monsoon has formed a diverse climate and natural environment. The Asian monsoon climate manifests itself in manifold ways depending not just on the latitude or altitude of an area but also on physical conditions such as topography and vegetation and even the size of its human population. Likewise, the livelihoods of people in the affected area are diverse. This book focuses on nature and agriculture, food, and climate and culture as an excellent framework for understanding the relationship between humans and the environment in complex Monsoon Asia. Through the discussions in this book, what the authors have sought to demonstrate is that the livelihoods in Monsoon Asia demonstrate unique forms in a limited environment, while the Asian monsoon climate has one of the largest movements of any natural phenomenon on a macroscopic scale. These manifest forms are diverse both on a time scale and on a spatial scale and are extremely diversified in limited regions. Such diversity is not only due just to the effects of the natural environment but also results from social and cultural forces. In this area of Monsoon Asia, traditional and religious social norms are becoming entangled with "new" economic and political norms brought in from the outside world by globalization.

Nature, Culture, and Food in Monsoon Asia

Spis treści

Chapter 1: Nature, Culture, and Food in Monsoon Asia (Hitoshi Araki)








PART I NATURE AND AGRICULTURE








Chapter 2: Rainfall, Floods, and Rice Production in South Asia (Jun Matsumoto and Haruhisa Asada)



Chapter 3: Global Warming and Agricultural Production in Asia (Motoki Nishimori)



Chapter 4: Cultivation of Glutinous Rice in Northeast India and Its Food Products (Haruhisa Asada)



Chapter 5: Fog and People in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China (Seiki Nomoto and Satoshi Yokoyama)








PART II FOOD AND REGIONALITY








Chapter 6: Yamato-shijimi and Environmental Changes over Past Several Thousand Years at Lake Jusanko, Northern Japan (Naoto Koiwa and Mio Takahashi)



Chapter 7: Natto in Mainland Southeast Asia (Satoshi Yokoyama)



Chapter 8: Distribution of Traditional Seafood Dishes and Their Background in Miyazaki Prefecture, South Japan (Shusaku Nakamura)








PART III SOCIETY AND CULTURE








Chapter 9: Nepalese Food and Its Socio-cultural Climate: Changing Dal-bhat Inside and Beyond Nepal (Izumi Morimoto)



Chapter 10: Brewing "Chang" or Preserving Nature: Hospitality Challenged in Contemporary Bhutan (Mari Miyamoto)



Chapter 11: Satsuma Shochu and Geographic Indication (Masatoshi Motoki)



Chapter 12: Dietary Habits and Kitchens of the Sundanese in West Java Villages (Nao Endo)



Chapter 13: Creating a New Relationship with the Environment through Food-Learning from Community Development Initiatives in Kaneyama Township in Yamagata Prefecture, Northeast Japan (Toru Sasaki)








Chapter 14: Epilogue (Hitoshi Araki)

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