Nine Continents

Written By Xiaolu Guo
Nine Continents
  • Publsiher : Grove Press
  • Release : 20 November 2018
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 4 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Nine Continents written by Xiaolu Guo which was release on 20 November 2018, this book published by Grove Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: From one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, Xiaolu Guo's memoir documents her trajectory from a small fishing village in rural China to life in the West as a fearless writer and filmmaker.

Nine Continents

Nine Continents
  • Author : Xiaolu Guo
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Release Date : 2018-11-20
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : From one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, Xiaolu Guo's memoir documents her trajectory from a small fishing village in rural China to life in the West as a fearless writer and filmmaker....

Drawing Boundaries

Drawing Boundaries
  • Author : Anita Chung
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2004-09-30
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Qing China (1644–1912) witnessed a resurgence in architectural painting, a traditional subject category known as jiehua, or boundary painting. Drawing Boundaries concerns itself with the symbolic implications of this impressive and little studied reflorescence. Beginning with a concise and well-illustrated history of the evolution of the tradition, this exciting new study ...

Science and Civilisation in China Volume 5 Chemistry and Chemical Technology Part 4 Spagyrical Discovery and Invention Apparatus Theories and Gifts

Science and Civilisation in China  Volume 5  Chemistry and Chemical Technology  Part 4  Spagyrical Discovery and Invention  Apparatus  Theories and Gifts
  • Author : Joseph Needham,Ho Ping-Yu,Lu Gwei-Djen,Nathan Sivin
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1980-09-25
  • Total pages : 804
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Summary : The fifth volume of Dr Needham's immense undertaking, like the fourth, is subdivided into parts for ease of assimilation and presentation, each part bound and published separately. The volume as a whole covers the subjects of alchemy, early chemistry, and chemical technology (which includes military invention, especially gunpowder and rockets; ...

Nine Yin And Nine Yang

Nine Yin And Nine Yang
  • Author : Qu MaoDeLaoShu
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2019-11-10
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Yang Feng did not know who his father was until his mother died of illness when he was ten. Shortly later, he was received by the Yang family, an old martial family, and by his father whom he never met.However, at sixteen, Yang Feng was chased and killed due ...

The Sinister Way

The Sinister Way
  • Author : Richard von Glahn
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2004-04-20
  • Total pages : 385
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Annotation A survey of Chinese religion from 1000 BC to the beginning of the 20th century, as well as a study of the ambiguitues of divine power in Chinese religion....

The Huainanzi

The Huainanzi
  • Author : An Liu,John S. Major,Harold D. Roth
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 988
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Compiled by scholars at the court of Liu An, king of Huainan, in the second century B.C.E, The Huainanzi is a tightly organized, sophisticated articulation of Western Han philosophy and statecraft. Outlining "all that a modern monarch needs to know," the text emphasizes rigorous self-cultivation and mental discipline, ...

Early Chinese Mysticism

Early Chinese Mysticism
  • Author : Livia Kohn
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Did Chinese mysticism vanish after its first appearance in ancient Taoist philosophy, to surface only after a thousand years had passed, when the Chinese had adapted Buddhism to their own culture? This first integrated survey of the mystical dimension of Taoism disputes the commonly accepted idea of such a hiatus. ...

Ethnography in China Today

Ethnography in China Today
  • Author : Daniel Overmyer
  • Publisher : 遠流出版
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : This book includes twenty chapters reviewing a total of sixty-four books in Chinese in the two series: “Studies in Chinese Ritual, Theatre and Folklore” and “Traditional Hakka Society,” edited respectively by Wang Ch’iu-kuei and John Lagerwey.It is intended to inform the wider world of scholarship of this new ...

Heaven and Earth in Early Han Thought

Heaven and Earth in Early Han Thought
  • Author : John S. Major
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1993-01-01
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : The Huainanzi has in recent years been recognized by scholars as one of the seminal works of Chinese thought at the beginning of the imperial era, a summary of the full flowering of early Taoist philosophy. This book presents a study of three key chapters of the Huainanzi, "The Treatise ...

A Paradise Lost

A Paradise Lost
  • Author : Young-tsu Wong
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2000-12-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Noted for its magnificent architecture and extraordinary history, the Yuanming Yuan is China's most famous imperial garden. The complex was begun in the early eighteenth century, and construction continued over the next 150 years. While Chinese historians, and many Chinese in general, view the garden as the paramount achievement of Chinese ...

Futian Sword Fanatics

Futian Sword Fanatics
  • Author : Qi Dao
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Mo Lin, who has been bullied, even his mother was bullied and hated to death. He vowed to stand out and make the price for everyone who bullied them. From then on, he started the cultivation process. He got the secret. The cultivation speed was much faster than ordinary people, ...

Peerless God Emperor

Peerless God Emperor
  • Author : Qian Qiuxue
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2020-02-19
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Is there really a soul in the endless starfield that can give the unimaginable ability to ordinary people? Whether the beautiful pictures believed by countless people really exist? It seemed that destiny had abandoned Qin Xuan from the beginning. In order to open the road towards cultivation, Qin came to ...

War Tao Becomes Saint

War Tao Becomes Saint
  • Author : Zhui BiSanQian
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2020-03-26
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : Unparalleled Sovereign Ye Dongfeng was only an inch away from the Misty Heavenly Dao, but at the critical moment, he was plotted against and reincarnated at the starting point of everything. In this life, Ye Dongfeng had created a perfect dao heart. He slowly got up, used his cold talent ...

A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy

A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy
  • Author : Wing-tsit Chan
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1963
  • Total pages : 856
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : This is a historical presentation of the various philosophic traditins of China....

Mapping Chengde

Mapping Chengde
  • Author : Philippe Foret
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release Date : 2000-06-01
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780802128676
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Summary : The imperial residence of Chengde was built by two powerful and ambitious Manchu emperors between 1703 and 1780 in the mountains of Jehol. This volume, the first scholarly publication in English on the Manchu summer capital, reveals how this unlikely architectural and landscape enterprise came to help forge a dynasty's multicultural identity ...