This volume gives an authentic introduction and brief explanation of Chinese folklore and customs from such aspects as mascots, zodiac, folk deities, birthday customs, traditional wedding and funeral ceremonies.
This volume systematically introduces the origin and development of Chinese coins, interspersed with many legends and anecdotes. It is an informative and readable book for disseminating knowledge of Chinese coin culture.
After summarizing the traditional philosophy, this volume explains its spiritual connotation in a simple way, introducing the philosophy of engagement, the philosophy of retreat and the philosophy of accommodation from a new angle. It explains the abstrus
During its Sui and Tang Dynasties，China's advanced economy，stable politics and culture attracted the minority nationalities around.China's territory developed continuously. Foreign splendid civilizations entered into China as well.
This volume introduces the Chinese cultural exchange with other cultures during its development, which is informative, readable and interesting. It is well-illustrated and suitable for all readers interested in Chinese culture.
This volume, following the time sequence, based on the four great Inventions of ancient China, presents a general picture of ancient Chinese inventions and discoveries. It makes a detailed introduction to the inventions and relevant figures in the three f
This volume gives us a general picture of temples, pagodas and pavilions because they have important positions in Chinese architectural history not only for their architectural art, but also for their historical position and value as cultural relics.
This volume collates Chinese ancient poems from the Tang Dynasty, highlighting The Book of Songs, as well as the lives and masterpieces of Qu Yuan, Tao Yuanming, Wang Wei, Li Bai, Du Fu, Bai Juyi and Li Shangyin, by analyzing the historical background and
This volume introduces some representative works in Chinese classical literature, including Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Heroes of the Marshes, Pilgrimage to the West, The Scholars, A Dream in Red Mansions, and Strange Tales of a Lonely Studio.
This volume introduces the architectural art, structure, and style and the cultural connotation of Chinese ancient dwellings, including the dwellings of scholars, merchants, officers, ordinary people and ethnic minorities.