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Sourcebook of Traditional Chinese Culture Qizhi Zhang

Sourcebook of Traditional Chinese Culture

Qizhi Zhang

Published August 14th 2012
ISBN : 9781592651252
Paperback
300 pages
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This book compiles and synthesizes the essential cultural knowledge of Chinese civilization is an easily accessible one-volume edition. Designed for general readers, it is a readers guidebook to more than five thousand years of Chinese culture andMoreThis book compiles and synthesizes the essential cultural knowledge of Chinese civilization is an easily accessible one-volume edition. Designed for general readers, it is a readers guidebook to more than five thousand years of Chinese culture and society from prehistory to the present. It includes discussion on the foundations of art and aesthetics- the formation of symbols and cultural/spiritual motifs- the role of divination, law, and philosophical flowering- pottery, jade, and other artworks- ethics and law- religion- and other factors which have allowed China to flourish as one of the worlds great civilizations.