A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought

A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought

by Wolfram Eberhard
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese custom and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.

informative and entertaining guide to the treasure trove of Chinese symbols (South China Morning

Overview

This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese custom and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.

informative and entertaining guide to the treasure trove of Chinese symbols (South China Morning Post)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780710201911
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
05/01/1986
Pages:
384

Meet the Author

Wolfram Eberhard is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkley.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >