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Understand Chinese mythology

Author: Teresa Moorey
Publisher: London : Hodder Education ; [New York] : McGraw-Hill, 2012.
Series: Teach yourself books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While dragons and Chinese astrology are well embedded in popular culture, many other fascinating Chinese myths remain little known. This is the ideal introduction to Chinese myth. It begins by detailing the background to Chinese culture and mythology and goes on to explore Chinese myths; retelling them in modern English and teasing out their meanings and cultural significance. - Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa Moorey
ISBN: 9781444163490 1444163493
OCLC Number: 774639729
Notes: "First published in UK 2001 by Hodder Education. First published in US 2001 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc."--Title page verso.
Description: x, 165 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The context of Chinese myths --
Pangu and the Creation --
Yi the Archer --
Yu and the floodwaters --
His father's grave --
The King of the Underworld --
The Eight Immortals --
The Feng Shui Master --
Wen Chang, God of Literature --
The Silkworm Goddess --
Monkey King --
Tales of Dragons --
The Willow Pattern --
The Herdsman and the Weaver Girl --
The Chinese Zodiac --
The Kitchen God and Chinese New Year.
Series Title: Teach yourself books.
Responsibility: Teresa Moorey.

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