A Soup for the Qan: Introduction, Translation, Commentary, by E. N. Anderson, Paul D. Buell

By E. N. Anderson, Paul D. Buell

Paul D. Buell and Eugene N. Anderson. With an appendix by way of Charles Perry.

In the early 14th century, a court docket nutritionist known as Hu Sihui wrote his Yinshan Zhengyao, a nutritional and dietary handbook for the chinese language Mongol Empire. Hu Sihui, a guy it appears with a Turkic linguistic historical past, incorporated recipes, descriptions of nutrients goods, and nutritional scientific lore together with choices from historic texts, and hence unearths to us the complete volume of an grand cross-cultural nutritional; the following recipes are available from so far as Arabia, Iran, India and somewhere else, subsequent to these after all from Mongolia and China. even supposing the clinical theories are principally chinese language, they sincerely exhibit close to jap and valuable Asian influence.

This long-awaited elevated and revised version of the much-acclaimed A Soup for the Qan sheds (yet) new mild on our wisdom of west Asian impression on China through the medieval interval, and at the Mongol Empire more often than not.

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