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The culture of China

Author: Kathleen Kuiper
Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2011.
Series: Understanding China (Britannica Educational Publishing)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Reverberations of China's diversity and multiethnic heritage are visible in everything from the cuisine and languages to the beliefs and arts of the vast nation. In addition to linking the Chinese to their rich past, a number of these traditions have been absorbed by cultures around the world and have granted many entre into a nation otherwise far-removed from their own. This volume treats readers to a unique  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Culture of China.
New York : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010
(DLC) 2010008759
(OCoLC)562769067
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Kuiper
ISBN: 9781615301836 1615301836
OCLC Number: 656833342
Description: 1 online resource (300 pages) : illustrations
Contents: People --
Chinese cuisine --
Chinese languages and writing system --
Confucianism --
Daoism --
Buddhism --
Chinese art --
Chinese music --
Chinese performing arts --
Chinese architecture --
Glossary --
For further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Understanding China (Britannica Educational Publishing)
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen Kuiper.

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Reverberations of China's diversity and multiethnic heritage are visible in everything from the cuisine and languages to the beliefs and arts of the vast nation. In addition to linking the Chinese to their rich past, a number of these traditions have been absorbed by cultures around the world and have granted many entre into a nation otherwise far-removed from their own. This volume treats readers to a unique sensory experience, allowing them to better appreciate the sights, sounds, and tastes that have been developed and refined in China for centuries.

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