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The Chinese, their history and culture.

Latourette, Kenneth Scott

The Chinese, their history and culture.

by Latourette, Kenneth Scott

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.,
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China,
    • China -- History,
    • China -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS706 .L3 1964
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. in 1 (xii, 714 p.)
      Number of Pages714
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5914891M
      LC Control Number64017372

      On how he and his co-author condensed Chinese history into a book under pages. In terms of the specific selections of what we put in the book, we found it important to look for people and events that reflect the modern DNA of China, the people and the culture now. Learn Chinese History. Where the Middle Kingdom comes alive. Emperors Tang Dynasty: Emperor Xuanzong (Ming Huan) Understanding the History of Chinese Chopsticks Different people around the world eat with their fingers, forks, or chopsticks. is a collection of articles on Chinese history and culture. When readers.

      Internet Ancient History Sourcebook. Internet Medieval Sourcebook. Internet Modern History Sourcebook. In addition to direct links to documents, links are made to a number of other web resources. Link to a secondary article, review or discussion on a given topic. Link to one of the megasites which track web resources. China is a large country with time-honored history. From the ancient times, the ancestors of Chinese laboured, lived, and multiplied on this vast land and have created splendid culture. As one of the four cradles of world's earliest civilizations, it has a .

      Chinese women have been lauded and denigrated throughout history. Their status has changed as different philosophies gained popularity in China. The yin/yang symbol of the Tao religion exhibits the Chinese concept of gender difference. The dark swirl is the feminine yin, meant to be yielding and passive. China is the hometown of chopsticks. The culture of chopsticks has a long history in China. The tradition of using chopsticks as tableware was introduced to many other countries in the world such as Vietnam, North Korea and South Korea. The invention of chopsticks reflects the wisdom of Chinese ancient people.


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