Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | September 18, 2014

    Lin Enger: IMG Knowing vs. Knowing



    On a hot July evening years ago, my Toyota Tercel overheated on a flat stretch of highway north of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A steam geyser shot up from... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$10.50
List price: $43.50
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Hawthorne Mythology- General

A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols

by

A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese custom and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.

Synopsis:

This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese custom and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.

This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information.

Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk.

Synopsis:

This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese customs and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.

An ideal reference book to help one learn and explore further, while simultaneously giving greater insight into many other aspects of Chinese life ... the most authoritative guide to Chinese symbolism available to the general reader today ... a well-researched, informative and entertaining guide to the treasure trove of Chinese symbols.' - South China Morning Post

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415002288
Author:
Eberhard, Wolfram
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
Eberhard Wolfra
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries and encyclopedias
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
China
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Symbolism
Subject:
Symbolism in art
Subject:
Medicine, Chinese Traditional.
Subject:
Symbolism in art -- China -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
World History - China
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 329-332.
Series Volume:
lem #2
Publication Date:
19880731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.50x5.46x1.00 in. .94 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Texts of Taoism Volume 2 Used Trade Paper $3.50
  2. The book of internal exercises Used Hardcover $7.50
  3. Tao Te Ching Used Trade Paper $6.95
  4. Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon Used Trade Paper $13.50
  5. I Ching : Classic of Changes (94... Used Hardcover $36.00
  6. Tong Sing the Chinese Book of Wisdom Used Hardcover $5.50

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Asia » China » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » World History » China
Humanities » Mythology » Asian
Humanities » Mythology » General
Humanities » Mythology » World Tales
Reference » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Eastern Religions » Chinese Philosophy
Travel » Travel Writing » General

A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$10.50 In Stock
Product details 336 pages Routledge - English 9780415002288 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese custom and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.

This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information.

Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk.

"Synopsis" by , This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese customs and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.

An ideal reference book to help one learn and explore further, while simultaneously giving greater insight into many other aspects of Chinese life ... the most authoritative guide to Chinese symbolism available to the general reader today ... a well-researched, informative and entertaining guide to the treasure trove of Chinese symbols.' - South China Morning Post

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.