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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.

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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.

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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

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