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Science  21 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5674, pp. 1112-1113
DOI: 10.1126/science.1097002

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The Art of Rice Spirit and Sustenance in Asia. by Roy W. Hamilton [with 26 Contributors]. UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Los Angeles, 2004. 562 pp. Paper, $60. ISBN 0-930741-98-6.

The contributors to this profusely illustrated catalog explore beliefs and practices relating to rice as they are represented in the arts and cultures of south, southeast, and east Asia.