Short Q&A video produced by the Fudan Development Institute. https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/O_lXJjOkW54Rjoqt8kN1nQ
New in the Journal of Global History, Volume 14, Issue 1 Many roads from pasture to plate: a commodity chain approach to China’s beef trade, 1732–1931 The advent of refrigerated transport made fresh beef a global commodity, linking South American and Australian producers to hungry consumers in Europe and North America. With vast supplies of…
The woman making the cheese was a genuine expert–with her two burners running, it was like watching an 80s DJ spin turntables
Shanghai is like nowhere in the world. It is one of a very few places that just demands to be written with an exclamation point.
And now I am in it.
Everything passed through Yunnan: goods, armies and culture.
We know it wasn’t General Tso’s chicken, but what was on the table in a Chinese household?
Here’s a few minute-long clip from my talk at NYU-Shanghai last February
Now that’s a bold claim, considering how many uncles there are out there making uncle jokes
Shanghai is a very good place to learn about milk. The city was one of the early centers of modern dairy in China, and is home to Guangming, a dairy concern that has since grown into one of the world’s largest food conglomerates. So it’s not surprising that Shanghai has a dairy museum, even less…
Upcoming at the University of Oxford China Centre! http://www.chinacentre.ox.ac.uk/talks-and-lectures/ Many Roads from Pasture to Plate: China’s Beef Trade, 1732-1931 Friday, 26 January, 13:00 – 14:00 at Ho Tim Seminar Room Refrigerated transport made fresh beef a global commodity. China was the last great frontier of this transformation, but bringing Chinese beef to market presented…