Chinese Arts and Crafts by Jian HangChinese Arts and Crafts by Jian Hang

Chinese Arts and Crafts

byJian Hang, Qiuhui Guo

Paperback | March 26, 2012

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Chinese arts and crafts enjoy a unique reputation in the history of material culture and civilisation. For several thousand years, crafts have echoed the rhythm of daily life in China. From rural society to the imperial court, these crafts have served a practical purpose, constantly evolving with changes in lifestyle. In this illustrated introduction Hang Jian and Guo Qiuhui discuss the colorful history and development of distinctive Chinese crafts, including ceramics, furniture, clothing and decorative arts.
Title:Chinese Arts and CraftsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:202 pages, 9.06 × 6.14 × 0.39 inPublished:March 26, 2012Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521186552

ISBN - 13:9780521186551

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The history of traditional arts and crafts in China; 2. Utensils; 3. Clothing; 4. Furniture; 5. Decoration; 6. Entertainment; 7. Commerce; 8. Arts and crafts legends; 9. The development of arts and crafts today; Appendix: chronological table of the Chinese dynasties.