A Panoramic View of Chinese Culture

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Simon and Schuster, May 6, 2014 - Social Science - 320 pages
A Panoramic View of Chinese Culture is an accessible introduction to the beautiful, vibrant world of Chinese customs, history, and civilization. Written for English speakers, with simplified Chinese translations of key words, the text invites students of China and the Chinese language to engage with the text in new and interesting ways. Covering everything from history, philosophy, and religion, to sports, cuisine, and medicine, A Panoramic View of Chinese Culture covers a vast array of topics with elegance and ease.
 

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Contents

The Origin of Chinese Culture
Chinese Cuisine 3 1 Chinese Food 3 2 Food Symbolism 3 3 Eight Cuisinesin China
Unit
Festivals andCustoms 6 1 Spring Festival 6 2 Pure Brightness andCold
Science and Technology
Unit
Education and Aesthetics
History in Brief
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Common terms and phrases

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