Making History

How Chopsticks Made the Chinese

Making HistoryHow Chopsticks Made the Chinese


China, after having been for centuries at the heart of a world where the adoption of Chinese customs, included how they ate, was the main criterion of civilisation, was looked down upon by the West in the 19th century. Historian Clément Fabre traces the history of the humble chopstick through the ages.

Duration :

18 min

Available :

From 16/09/2021 to 24/08/2024

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage