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The Routledge encyclopedia of traditional Chinese culture
The Routledge encyclopedia of traditional Chinese culture

Encyclopedia of traditional Chinese culture.
Chan, Sin-wai, editor.
Physical Description:
xvi, 423 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Aspects of traditional Chinese culture / Chan Sin-Wai -- Agriculture in traditional China / Liu Yingchun and Wang Haiyan -- Bees in Chinese culture / David Pattinson -- Jingju : the treasures of traditional Chinese theatre / Li Ruru -- Boat-/ship-building in China / Liu Yingchung and Han Qing -- Buddhism in China / Xue Yu -- Calligraphy in traditional China / Xu Yangsheng and Chan Sin-wai -- Cantonese culture / Chan Sin-wai -- Cantonese opera / Chan Sau-yan -- Chinese culture in popular sayings and famous quotes / Chan Sin-wai -- The art of Chinese painting : Hong Kong perspective / Tang Hoi-chiu.

Confucianism / Cheung Yu-kit -- Education in traditional China / Thomas H.C. Lee -- Eight characters, five elements, and Chinese fortune-telling / Chao Li -- Embroidery / Margaret Lee -- An overview of Chinese fortune-telling in traditional times / Richard J. Smith -- Rouquan -- a mysterious school of Chinese marital arts / Devin Tam, Wang Ling, Zhang Yaoting -- Handicraft in traditional China / Wang Haiyan and Liu Yingchun -- From page to stage : exploring some mysteries of Kunqu music and its melodic characteristics / Lindy Li Mark Leisure culture in traditional China / Ma Huidi, Liu Er -- Shadow play / Li Jie -- Taijiquan as a unique living embodiment of Chinese philosophy : Its essence, content, and terminology / Kit Chunyu.
"The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over five thousand years, comprised of 7000 word pieces by over 20 world-leading academics and experts. Addressing areas such as China studies, cultural studies, cultural management, and more specific areas, such as religion, opera, Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy, material culture, performing arts and visual arts - this encyclopedia covers all major aspects of traditional Chinese culture. The volume is intended to be a detailed reference for graduate students on a variety of courses, and also for undergraduate students in survey courses on Chinese culture"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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