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ASIA, GENERAL

The Rhythm of Rice Production
URL: http://on.natgeo.com/rewF5U
The National Geographic Society, in its Xpeditions section, provides this lesson plan for young elementary school students about the importance of rice in the economy and culture of Asia. A link to a handout is also available.

Food Timeline: Asian-American Cuisine
URL: http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodasian.html
Short overviews of the history of Asian food in America are accompanied by reviews and quotes from periodicals, some dating back to the nineteenth century. Histories of specific dishes such as chop suey or dim sum are also given.

 

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