Culture And Customs Of China by Richard GundeCulture And Customs Of China by Richard Gunde

Culture And Customs Of China

byRichard Gunde

Hardcover | October 1, 2001

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With great care and judicious inclusion of noteworthy material, Gunde has provided a one-stop reference on the contributions of the Chinese and their way of life. In one volume, the essence of China--past and present--is brilliantly captured. The extensive coverage includes chapters on the land, history, and people; thought and religion; literature and art; music and dance; food and clothing; architecture and housing; family and gender; and holidays and leisure activities. The volume is further enhanced by a chronology, guide to pronunciation, glossary, suggested readings, numerous photos, and volume map. China is ever-important on the global stage as the world's second-largest and most populous country. Up-to-date and written with warmth, eloquence, and authority, Culture and Customs of China will be a popular source for students and the interested reader seeking to understand the modern people and culture in the context of an ancient history.
Title:Culture And Customs Of ChinaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.65 × 6.35 × 0.95 inPublished:October 1, 2001Publisher:Greenwood PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0313308764

ISBN - 13:9780313308765

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?The chapters are well written and will be easily understood by the intended audience. Users will find that the index that rounds out the volume will be essential in finding quick information.??American Reference Books Annual