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

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Maps, Figures, and Tables

Maps

Map 1. China and Southeast Asiaxvi
Map 2. Guangdong, Hunan, and the Canton-Hankow Railwayxvii
Map 3. Rice trade routes in China40

Figures

Figure 1. Commercial advertisement for “Silk Sprout Rice”60
Figure 2. Commercial advertisement for “Silk Sprout Rice”61
Figure 3. “Economic Break Off with the British,” a propaganda cartoon103
Figure 4. China’s foreign-rice imports, 1912–1933 (amounts)117
Figure 5. China’s foreign-rice imports, 1912–1933 (value)118
Figure 6. Guangdong’s foreign-rice imports in proportion to China’s net foreign-rice imports118

Tables

Table 1. Value of foreign trade in Guangdong province, 1927–193742
Table 2. Foreign and domestic rice imports in Canton, Guangdong, and nationwide46

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