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Encyclopedia of China : History and Culture.

Author: Dorothy Perkins
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Roundtable Press book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a representative cross-section of entries on all aspects of the history and culture of China. Alphabetically organized, the entries include* major cities and provinces* historical eras and figures* government and politics* economics* religion* language and the writing system* food and customs* sports and martial arts* crafts and architecture* important Chinese figures outside of mainland China* important  Read more...
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Perkins, Dorothy.
Encyclopedia of China : History and Culture.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Perkins
ISBN: 9781135935627 1135935629
OCLC Number: 869091722
Notes: Brocade.
Description: 1 online resource (2927 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; Entries A-Z; A; Abacus; Abahai; Abukai; Academia Sinica; Academy of Science; Acrobatics and Variety Theater; Acupuncture; Age of Grand Harmony; Agrarian Reform Law; Agriculture; Aguda; Ah Q; Aiding, Lake; Ailao, Mountain Range; Airlines and Airports; Aksai Chin Area; A-Ku-Ta; Alchemy; Alcoholic Beverages; All-China Federation of Trade Unions; All-China Women's Federation; All-China Youth Federation; All Men are Brothers; All Under Heaven; Alleys; Almanac; Altai Mountain Range; Altaic-Speaking Tribes. Altar of HeavenAmitabha; A-Mi-T'o-Fo; Amoy; Amur River; An Lushan Rebellion; Analects, Confucian; Ancestor Worship; Ancestral Tablets; Ancient Painters' Classified Record; Anderson, Johan Gunnar; Angel Island, San Francisco; Anhui Province; Anhwei Province; Animals; Annam; Anthem, National; Anti-Imperialist League; Anti-Japanese War; Antiquarianism; Anti-Rightist Campaign; Anyang; Aomen; Arabs and China; Archaeology In China; Architecture, Traditional; Argun River and Argun, Treaty of; Arhat; Armed Forces; Arrow War; Art; Art of War, The; Artisans; Asian Games, Held in Beijing, 1990. Asia-Sat-1Astrology; Astronomy and Observatories; Athletics; Aumen; Aung San Suu Kyi; Autonomous Regions; Autumn Harvest Uprising; Autumn Moon Festival; Avalokiteshvara; Avatamsaka Sutra; Avenue of the Animals; AVG; "Ax-Cut Texture Stroke" in Painting; Aydingkol, Lake; Azalea; B; Ba Jin; Babao; Bactrian Camel; Bada Shanren; Badain Jaran Desert; Badaling; Bagua; Bai; Bai Juyi; Baidunzi; Baihua Movement; Baimasi; Bamboo; "Bamboo Network"; Ban Biao; Ban Chao; Ban Gu and Ban Zhao; Ban Zhao; Bangzi Opera; Bank of China; Banking; Banner System, Manchu; Banpo Village; Banquets; Bao; Baohuang Hui. Baojia SystemBaopuzi; Baotou; Barefoot Doctors; Barges; Bat; Batik; Baxian; Bayanharshan Mountain Range; Bean Curd; Beans and Bean Products; Beer; Bei; Bei River; Bei Song Dynasty; Beiban River; Beida; Beidaihe; Beihai Park; Beijing; Beijing Conference; Beijing, Convention of; Beijing Opera; Beijing Research Academy; Beijing University; Beiling; Beiyang Army; Beiyang Naval Fleet; Bells and Chimes; Benevolent Associations; Bethune, Norman; Bhutan; Bi; Bi; Bianfu; Bicycle; Big-Character Posters; Big Wild Goose Pagoda; Bi-Hsi; Bing Xin; Binzang; Biogas; Bird-and-Flower Painting; Bird Island. BirthdaysBitter Winds; Bixi; Biyan; Black Pottery; Blanc de Chine; Blue-and-White Ware; Bo Hai Gulf; Board of Rites; Boats; Bodhi; Bodhidharma; Bodhisattva; Bogue, Treaty of; Bon; Bonsai; Book of Changes; Book of Documents; Book of Filial Piety; Book of History; Book of Odes; Book of Poetry; Book of Rites; Book of Songs; Book of Spring and Autumn; Book of Tea, The; Book of the Way and its Power, The; Books; Borodin, Mikhail; Bouyei; Bowing; Boxer Uprising; Boxing; Brahmaputra River; Bridges; Brief History of Chinese Fiction, A; Britain and China; British East India Company; Broadcasting.
Series Title: Roundtable Press book.

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