Synopses & Reviews
Chinese astrology predates its Western cousin by millennia, and this comprehensive text traces its history from the earliest records to the present, and explains the founding principles of the art. In-depth analysis offers insight on all the essential aspects: its foundation in astronomical observation, its development in historical context, and the methods used in interpreting the portents. There are also comprehensive studies of popular concepts such as Feng Shui, the Chinese calendar, and divination plates. The inclusion of actual Chinese horoscopes from different periods provides an intimate, unmediated look into this ancient form of divination.