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The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture

Edited by: Chan Sin-wai

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  December  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138211155
eBook ISBN: 9781315453491
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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 5,000 years, comprised of 7,000 word pieces by more than 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 on survey courses to Chinese culture.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Aspects of Traditional Chinese Culture Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Architecture in Traditional China Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Agriculture in Traditional China Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Bees in Chinese Culture Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Jingju Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Boat/Ship Building in Traditional China Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Buddhism in Traditional China Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Chinese Calligraphy Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Cantonese Culture Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Cantonese Opera Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Chinese Culture in Popular Sayings and Famous Quotes Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Art of Chinese Painting Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Confucianism Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Education in Traditional China Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Eight Characters, Five Elements, and Chinese Fortune Telling Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Embroidery in China Download PDF
Chapter  17:  An Overview of Chinese Fortune Telling in Traditional Times Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Rouquan - A Mysterious School of Chinese Martial Arts Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Handicraft in Traditional China Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Some Mysteries of Kunqu Music and its Melodic Characteristics  Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Leisure in Traditional Chinese Culture Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Chinese Shadow Play Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Taijiquan as a Unique Living Embodiment of Chinese Philosophy Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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