Title: Class nature of food
Author: Zeng Xiongsheng    
Jounal: 中国农史
YEAR: 2016
No.: 1
Page: 94-103
Abstract: in this paper, through the description of the class differences of rice consumption of the people in the north of China, reveals the different attitude and behavior to the rice eating and production, and its effect on the development of rice farming.it is suggested that as the noble food, rice didn’t popular in the public, and show the trend of cash-crop and non-staple food in production and consumption. The article first proposed the view that the final consumer of the grain that water transported from the south to the north, was the southern people living in the north. Moreover, wheat, highland barley, Africa rice and others food crops in the world history also showed some extent class nature.