Global Chinese Food: A Historical Overview

Not offered regularly; consult department

Introduces the history of Chinese food around the world. Illustrates how the globalization of Chinese food is deeply connected to Chinese migration patterns, expansion of Western influence in Asia, Chinese entrepreneurship, and interethnic relations in places of Chinese settlement. With an overview of earlier periods in Chinese history, focuses on the 18th through 20th centuries, specifically on major events in modern world history that affected the availability and demand for Chinese food. Considers environmental issues in relation to China’s changing food systems. Includes a mandatory field trip to Boston Chinatown. Taught in English. Limited to 30.

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