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Snapshots of Chinese culture

Author: Yin Zhao; Xinzhi Cai
Publisher: Los Angeles : Bridge21 Publications, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The chapters in this book serve as windows into a wide range of Chinese cultural traditions and innovations. The authors offer a road map to guide both the novice and ""old hand"" alike through the essential traits of Chinese culture.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zhao, Yin.
Snapshots of Chinese culture.
Los Angeles : Bridge21 Publications, ©2013
(OCoLC)861648355
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yin Zhao; Xinzhi Cai
ISBN: 9781626430037 1626430039
OCLC Number: 912499249
Notes: "The Chinese edition is originally published by Science Press in 2011. This edition is published by arrangement with Science Press, Beijing, China"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 240 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chinese dragon culture --
Mountains and rivers in China --
Religion --
Chinese etiquette --
Traditional Chinese festivals --
Chinese gardens --
Chinese residences --
Famous temples in China --
The lunar calendar and the twenty-four solar terms --
Great Chinese inventions --
Chinese characters --The four treasures of the Chinese study --
Lute, chess, calligraphy, and painting --
Chinese medicine --
The Chinese way to stay healthy --
Wushu --
Traditional Chinese weapons --
Chinese names --
The Chinese zodiac --
Chinese marriage customs --
Chinese money --
Chinese food culture --
Chinese alcohol --
Chinese tea --
Chinese clothing --
Chinese embroidery --
Chinese furniture --
Traditional folk arts --
Chinese jade --
Chinese porcelain --
Paper cutting --
Chinese seals --
Chinese musical instruments --
Peking opera --
Sichuan opera: facing changing --
Acrobatics --
Crosstalk --
Auspicious culture --
Cultural taboos --
Chinese Feng shui.
Responsibility: Zhao Yin & Cai Xinzhi.

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The chapters in this book serve as windows into a wide range of Chinese cultural traditions and innovations. The authors offer a road map to guide both the novice and ""old hand"" alike through the essential traits of Chinese culture.

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