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CHI4009 A Kaleidoscope of Chinese Culture

A Kaleidoscope of Chinese Culture

ISBN: 9787802004009 ISBN10: 7802004004. Written by: Zhang Yajun. Softcover, Simplified Chinese characters, Pinyin & English, 256 pp.. An excellent supplementary reader on important aspects of traditional culture: characters, colors, numbers, animals, plants, food, festivals, etc. Chinese text is followed by English translation, vocabulary, notes, examples of use and questions. Intermediate to advanced.


CHI1522 American Born Chinese

American Born Chinese

ISBN: 9781596431522 ISBN10: 1596431520. Written by: Gene Yang. Softcover 240 pp.


CHI9934 Chinese Astrology: a general guide to the animal cycles

Chinese Astrology: a general guide to the animal cycles

ISBN: 9789813029934 ISBN10: 9813029935. Written by: Sherman Tai. Softcover 218 pp. Why is the Dragon year so popular for having children? Are people born in the year of the pig naturally lazy? Read this guide with an open mind and then decide how accurate the Chinese art of divination is. You just might find yourself charting a course of action based on certain ?animal? tendencies for the next 12 years


LRP0446 Chinese Etiquette and Culture

Chinese Etiquette and Culture

ISBN: 9781592650446 ISBN10: 1592650449. Written by: Cathy Zhou. 125 pp Softcover. Travelers to China, businesspeople, and anyone involved in cross-cultural relations will be interested in this pocket reference for all aspects of Chinese table manners, etiquette, and cultural traditions.


CAM6742 Chinese Food

Chinese Food

ISBN: 9780521186742 ISBN10: 0521186749. Written by: Lui Junru. Paperback. This illustrated gastronomic tour traces the development of the unique food and drink culture found in China. From ancient to modern times, the Chinese have celebrated an epicurean lifestyle, believing that food is not just meant to fill the stomach, but that an abundance of food denotes good fortune and that knowing what, and how, to eat is crucial to health. Lui Junru explores the traditions surrounding cooking and...


CHI7149 Common Knowledge about Chinese Culture

Common Knowledge about Chinese Culture

ISBN: 9787040207149 ISBN10: 7040207141. Softcoever, 286 pp.. When considering China, it is impossible to separate the culture, geography and history from one another. This is a riveting collection of the major features of Chinese culture including its ethnic groups, folk customs, traditional virtues, technology, language, architecture, art and literature.


CHI1638 Food in Chinese Culture

Food in Chinese Culture

ISBN: 9780982181638 ISBN10: 0982181639. Written by: N N, A A. Paperback, 126 pp.. This book features over two dozen short readings in simplified Chinese characters on a particular aspect of food in China: dishes, customs, history, etc. This book opens up new windows of opportunity for those looking to expand their knowledge of Chinese language and culture. Each chapter features Chinese simplified characters, pinyin Romanization with tone marks, English translation, and key vocabulary with...


CHI3985 Inspirations from Confucius

Inspirations from Confucius

ISBN: 9789812293985 ISBN10: 9812293981. Written by: Chen Wangheng. Softcover 218 pp. More than 100 choice quotations in Chinese, pinyin and English with accompanying cartoons, are classified under eight broad themes taken from the Analect., in this excellent book. Included are feature sections on Confucius' life, achievements and influence. Depicted in vivid illustrations this handy reference is perfect for students and teachers.


CHI0036 Legends of Ten Chinese Traditional Festivals

Legends of Ten Chinese Traditional Festivals

ISBN: 9787801380036 ISBN10: 7801380037. Written by: Zhan Tong. Softcover 60 pp. Journey through this illustrated story book about ten traditional Chinese holidays including Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day and the Mid-Autumn Festival. Through vivid stories and illustrations, young readers will get a glimpse of Chinese folk customs.


CHI4812 Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China

Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China

ISBN: 9780835124812 ISBN10: 0835124819. Written by: Carol Stepanchuk. Softcover 156 pp. Elegant photographs and colorful illustrations, explore the food, costumes, customs, religious significance, song-and-dance performances and symbolism that are important aspects of Chinese festivals. The reader will be introduced to the beauty, drama and flair of China's most popular celebrations, including the Lunar New Year, Quingming, Dragon Boat and Mid-Autumn. Written in an informal, accessible style,...


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