To understand China, we need to step into the palace of her culture and explore her rich history. With this in mind, a group of scholars from China and America have put this book together as a kind of primer on all things China, from art and science to religion and society. They have tried to offer here a panoramic view of the totality of Chinese culture, using only the most representative material, to introduce to the West the most typical aspects of Chinese civilization and life.
|Publisher:||CN Times Books|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Editors Zhu Fayuan, Wu Qixing, Xia Hanning, and Gao Han are all scholars and experts in the analysis of traditional Chinese culture.
Table of Contents
The Origins of Chinese Characters ~ Names ~ The Traditional Calendar ~ The Emperors Yan and Huang ~ The Cowherd and the Weaving Maid
The Dragon ~ The Four Great Inventions ~ Yellow River Culture ~ Lao Tzu ~ The Book of Songs
The Yangtze River ~ Han Attire ~ Capital Cities ~ Money ~ The Great Books
Gardens ~ I-go ~ Schooling ~ A Dream of Red Mansions ~ The New Culture Movement
List of Important Terms