Chinese Folk Arts by Zhilin JinChinese Folk Arts by Zhilin Jin

Chinese Folk Arts

byZhilin Jin

Paperback | September 19, 2011

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Chinese folk arts originate in the rural areas of China's vast territory. As forms of communal art, folk arts are evident in everyday food, clothing and shelter, in traditional festivals, ceremonies and rituals, and in beliefs and taboos. As a living example of cultural heritage, folk art demonstrates the continuity of Chinese culture from ancient to modern times, a culture with distinctive national and regional characteristics and a history of some 8,000 years. Chinese Folk Arts provides an illustrated introduction to the history and development of this colourful part of China's unique artistic culture.
Title:Chinese Folk ArtsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.06 × 6.14 × 0.39 inPublished:September 19, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521186587

ISBN - 13:9780521186582

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Six characteristics of Chinese folk art; 2. The core of Chinese folk art; 3. The social context of Chinese folk art; 4. The structure of Chinese folk art; 5. The creators of Chinese folk art; Examples of works of Chinese folk art; Appendix: chronological table of the Chinese dynasties.