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Consumo di bevande alcoliche (jiǔ) e lotta politica durante la dinastia Tang alla luce del Zizhi tongjian

Meizi Xie    Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, Italia    

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abstract

This paper examines the close relationship between alcoholic beverages and politics in the Tang dynasty (618‑907 AD), starting with the way in which Chinese people categorised various types of beverages. Through the terminology used to denote Chinese alcohol (jiǔ) and its two opposing physical and psychological effects, the Chinese realised that it could also have numerous beneficial and harmful effects on political life. As a result, jiǔ was an important player in the Chinese imperial political scene, playing a variety of roles there, examples of which were given in large numbers in the Zizhi tongjia.

Pubblicato
30 Giugno 2022
Accettato
09 Maggio 2022
Presentato
22 Marzo 2022
Lingua
IT
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