The Yin and Yang of American Culture: A Paradox / Edition 1

The Yin and Yang of American Culture: A Paradox / Edition 1

by Eun Y. Kim
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1877864854

ISBN-13: 9781877864858

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Quercus

According to the principles of yin and yang, life is governed by the coexistence of two opposites that complete each other in order to create harmony. In many ways, this concept can help us understand the advantages and drawbacks of American customs and values as perceived by Asians. Discussing the facets of culture by following the original principles of yin and

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According to the principles of yin and yang, life is governed by the coexistence of two opposites that complete each other in order to create harmony. In many ways, this concept can help us understand the advantages and drawbacks of American customs and values as perceived by Asians. Discussing the facets of culture by following the original principles of yin and yang, Kim Y. Eun explains various aspects of both Asian and American culture in terms of history, wisdom, proverbs, personal experiences, anecdotes, and quotes. The Yin and Yang of American Culture will dispel any misconceptions with its grounded analysis of American culture; it will help to build mutual understanding among Asians and Americans alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781877864858
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
882,261
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
Introduction
Part 1 The Yang of American Culture: Celebration of American Virtues
Part 2 The Yin of American Culture: Liberation of American Vices
Part 3 Invitation to Global Virtues

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