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A dictionary of Chinese symbols : hidden symbols in Chinese life and thought

Author: Wolfram Eberhard
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986.
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Identifies and defines over 400 frequently used Chinese symbols giving greater insight into many aspects of Chinese culture.
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Eberhard, Wolfram, 1909-1989.
Dictionary of Chinese symbols.
London ; New York : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986
(OCoLC)569597341
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfram Eberhard
ISBN: 0710201915 9780710201911 0415002281 9780415002288
OCLC Number: 11970928
Language Note: Translation of: Lexikon chinesischer Symbole.
Notes: Translation of: Lexikon chinesischer Symbole.
Description: 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Plans for the National Coal Board 2. Future National Energy Requirements 3. Energy Policies 4. The Future Power Station Market for Coal in Britain 5. Markets for Other than Power Station Coal in the 1980s and 1990s 6. International Trade in Coal 7. Market Prospects: A Summary 8. The NCB Plans Reviewed 9. The Present Coal Question
Other Titles: Lexikon chinesischer Symbole.
Responsibility: Wolfram Eberhard ; translated from the German by G.L. Campbell.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/52718873#Place\/chine<\/a>> # Chine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Chine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/52718873#Topic\/symbolen<\/a>> # Symbolen<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Symbolen<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/52718873#Topic\/symbolik<\/a>> # Symbolik<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Symbolik<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/52718873#Topic\/symbolism_in_art<\/a>> # Symbolism in art<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Symbolism in art<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/52718873#Topic\/worterbuch<\/a>> # W\u00F6rterbuch<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"W\u00F6rterbuch<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85131415<\/a>> # Symbolism in art<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Symbolism in art<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/52718873<\/a>> # Lexikon chinesischer Symbole.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Lexikon chinesischer Symbole.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/11970928<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/11970928<\/a>> ; # A dictionary of Chinese symbols : hidden symbols in Chinese life and thought<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-08-10<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/11970928#CreativeWork\/unidentifiedOriginalWork<\/a>> # Lexikon chinesischer Symbole.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"de<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Lexikon chinesischer Symbole.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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