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Dictionary of Chinese Symbols

Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought

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Dictionary of Chinese Symbols by Wolfram Eberhard
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This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese customs and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely. An ideal reference book to help one learn and explore further, while simultaneously giving greater insight into many other aspects of Chinese life ...the most authoritative guide to Chinese symbolism available to the general reader today ...a well-researched, informative and entertaining guide to the treasure trove of Chinese symbols.' - South China Morning Post

Author Biography

Wolfram Eberhard is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkley.
Release date NZ
April 14th, 1988
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
illus
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
336
Dimensions
138x216x25
ISBN-13
9780415002288
Product ID
1677960

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