Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

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Index
Note: Figures, maps, notes, and tables are indicated by f, m, n, and t, respectively, following page numbers.
Agricultural Products Tax Bureau, 144–45.
Agriculture: food problem and, 116, 131–34; foreign-rice tax in support of, 136, 146, 151–52
A Kedang, 33
Altruism, 64
Amherst, William, 26
Anhui, 66, 79
Annanzhuang (French Indochina rice guild), 46
Anti-imperialism, 102–4
Anti-Japanese War of Resistance (19371945), 192, 222n8. See also Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945)
Army: behavior of, 90, 96–98, 236nii; feeding, 96–98, 149, 160; and rice smuggling, 90
Association for the Cooperative Improvement of China’s National Rice Production and Marketing, 211
Autarchy, 137
Backwardness, of China, 14, 131–32, 177
Bandits, 71
Bangkok, 8
Bangkok Times (newspaper), 65, 107
Banks and banking, 50–51
Banque de l’indochine, 50
Benevolent societies, 122–23 See also Nine Charitable Halls society
Bergère, Marie-Claire, 7
Beriberi, 166–67
Bi Xinsheng, 125
Blockades, 32–33, 226n47
Blue Shirt Society, 202
Boxer Indemnity Funds, 184, 187–88, 247n1
Boycotts, of foreign rice, 170–73
Brand names, 52, 57–62
Bray, Francesca, 52
Britain, Chinese anti-imperialism and, 102–4
British-American Tobacco Company, 77
Bureau of Internal Grain Shipping and Transport, 142
Bureau of Social Affairs, 122–24
Bureaus of Statistics, 1, 125–27
Burma, 47, 229n27
Buy Chinese Movement, 154
B vitamins, 166–67
Cai Tingkai, 149
Cai Yuanpei, 193
Canton: Chiang Kai-shek’s regime and, 196; commercial advantages of, 4142, 50; commercial prosperity of, 3, 24–25, 56–57, 117–20; culture of, 15, 21–22, 56, 117, 119, 202–3 (see also and urban extravagance; Food culture, Canton’s); early twentieth-century changes in, 4; export of rice from, 59; famine in (1936–1937), 203–9, 212; flourishing of, 2; food culture of, 11920 (see Food culture, Canton’s); food supply in, 21–22; and foreign-rice boycotts, 170–73; and foreign-rice tax, 138–40, 143–46, 203–9; geography and trade related to, 3, 22–23, 179; Guomindang and, 96, 115; importation of rice in, 21, 30–33, 159–61, 195; maritime trade network of, 3, 7, 23, 28–30; migration to and from, 29; Municipal Council of, 29; and nationalism, 4–5; population of, 29–30, 91; Republican Revolution in, 87; rice milling expertise in, 95; rice supplies in, 2–5, 25; and rice trade, 7–8; social reform in, 202–3; trade in, 3, 5–7, 23, 28–30; and urban extravagance, 11922, 195, 202–3; urbanization of, 25. See also Guangdong
Canton Chinese Silk Association, 79

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