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
This is a complete catalog of Gold Artifacts of Ancient China, enhanced by 400 high-quality images. These artifacts were displayed in five famous museums throughout China, including Nanjing Museum, Inner Mongolia Museum, Shanxi History Museum, Hubei Pr
A writer's guide to Ancient Rome serves as a guide and inspiration to the Roman population, economy, laws, leisure, and religion for that author, student, general reader who seeking an introduction to what made the Romans tick. The Guide con
From the Nile to the Jordan is a historical novel about mid-twentieth century Egypt and Israel. It relates the tragic events of the Second Exodus and the uprooting of the Jewish community from Egypt after the establishment of Israel in 1948.
“The Classic of Mountains and River "is an ancient Chinese pre-Qin books, but also an encyclopedia reflects the ancient Chinese society. Its content involves history, geography, nationality, mythology, religion, animals, plants, minerals, medicine and so
This book gives a thorough and vivid introduction to 20 ancient villages in Huizhou, describing their culture, history, architecture and customs, etc. and the traditional Chinese culture as well. It helps increase people’s sense of protecting the ancie
“Time heals all,” said Sophocles some 25 centuries ago. Taking the Greek dramatist at his word, two investigators—one a classicist and the other a licensed psychologist—organized a symposium to explore the capacity of the past to cure the ills of the pres
This is a catalogue about an exhibition on cultural relics related to women in ancient China, enhanced by abundant information and high-quality images, covering all aspects of women’s daily lives in the past. Relying on the collections in Nanjing Museum,
This book contains tens thousands of valuable pictures of the rare-seen ruins in Shanxi province. The author Hou Yimin spent more than thirty years taking these pictures, and viewed the Shanxi fresco ruins from the perspective of China figure painting
This book examines the concept of the gaze in the context of narrative fiction. It argues that the gaze in fiction is a tractable factor, identifying the function of characters by way of the gender. The gaze variance and its connection to memory is not ne
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Would you like to know all about historic perennial herbs, and are you thinking about growing them in your garden? In this standard reference work, the well-known perennial herb expert Dieter Gai
Julia Reimann shares her wealth of knowledge of regional ancient grain varieties, like emmer, einkorn wheat, spelt, chiemut and others and describes all the special features of these valuable bundles of energy in detailed profiles. Conjure up more than 70