Encyclopedia of Chinese Calligraphy, Volumes 1-2

By Tian Qi Shi

This can be the Encyclopedia of chinese language calligraphy. It includes huge, immense volume of samples of calligraphic spelling of chinese language characters. The ebook is totally in chinese language, although quantity of textual content is scarce, it virtually thoroughly comprises photos of characters.

This ebook will be really useful for individuals learning chinese language. It is helping with larger knowing of inner common sense (harmony) of characters, that makes studying them more uncomplicated.

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China

By Peter Hessler

A century in the past, outsiders observed China as a spot the place not anything ever adjustments. this present day the rustic has turn into probably the most dynamic areas in the world. In Oracle Bones, Peter Hessler explores the human part of China's transformation, viewing modern day China and its turning out to be hyperlinks to the Western international during the lives of a handful of standard humans. In a story that gracefully strikes among the traditional and the current, the East and the West, Hessler captures the soul of a rustic that's present process a momentous switch ahead of our eyes.

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Cuando los Chinos Hablan: Historias Reales Para Entender a la Futura Potencia del Mundo

By Ana Fuentes

¿Quiénes son los chinos?

¿Son realmente tan sacrificados y trabajadores? ¿Promiscuos? ¿Les interesa lo que pasa fuera de su país?

Antes de vivir en China, los angeles periodista Ana Fuentes tenía una imagen estereotipada de sus gentes: personas infatigables, capaces de sobreponerse a cualquier adversidad, pero a menudo faltos de empatía. Hasta que los conoció.

Durante cuatro años descubrió un país complejo y plagado de contradicciones, donde l. a. economía crece a ritmo de vértigo, l. a. corrupción alcanza niveles desorbitados e web es sistemáticamente censurado. Se ganó los angeles confianza de los angeles gente, en normal reticente a hablar con periodistas, y entrevistó a decenas de personas gracias a fluidez en mandarín.

Leer Cuando los chinos hablan es adentrarse en las casas subterráneas donde viven los campesinos que emigran a las ciudades, beber champán en las discotecas de moda con jóvenes millonarios y escuchar el relato escalofriante de un activista torturado. De los angeles mano de Ana Fuentes conocemos a gente como los angeles señora Zhen, una cuarentona que ejerce a escondidas los angeles prostitución, a Ma Chengcheng, una joven consumista que vive pegada a su computador o a Xiao Qiong, una de las millones de mujeres que se definen como tongqi (“esposa de homosexual”), casada con su mejor amigo homosexual para huir ambos de l. a. presión social.

Los relatos de Fuentes, reales y fascinantes, son indispensables para comprender de primera mano los entresijos de un país destinado a convertirse en l. a. primera potencia del mundo. l. a. lealtad a l. a. familia, l. a. relación con el poder y l. a. cultura milenaria y las aspiraciones de futuro salen a l. a. luz en este libro en el que los chinos, por fin, hablan.

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A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

By Xiaolu Guo

Language and love collide during this artistic novel of a tender chinese language woman's trip to the West and her makes an attempt to appreciate the language, and the fellow, she adores.Zhuang – or “Z,” to tongue-tied foreigners – has come to London to check English, yet unearths herself adrift, trapped in a cycle of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps. Then she meets an Englishman who adjustments every thing, prime her right into a international of self-discovery. She quickly realizes that, within the West, “love” doesn't consistently suggest similar to in China, and that you should study the entire phrases within the English language and nonetheless now not comprehend your lover. and because the novel progresses with gradually enhancing grammar and vocabulary, Z's evolving voice makes her quest for comprehension the entire extra poignant. With gleaming wit, Xiaolu Guo has created an totally unique novel approximately identification and the cultural divide.

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The Cloak of Dreams: Chinese Fairy Tales (Oddly Modern Fairy Tales)

A guy is modified right into a flea and needs to carry his destiny mom and dad jointly so one can develop into human back. a girl convinces a river god to therapy her in poor health son, however the treatment has combined effects. a tender guy needs to decide on no matter if to be with reference to his wife's soul or physique. And deaf mutes go beyond their actual life within the backyard of desires. unusual and fantastical, those fairy stories of Béla Balázs (1884-1949), Hungarian author, movie critic, and well-known librettist of Bluebeard's Castle, replicate his profound curiosity in friendship, alienation, and Taoist philosophy. Translated and brought by means of Jack Zipes, one of many world's top professionals on fairy stories, The Cloak of Dreams brings jointly 16 of Balázs's distinctive and haunting stories.

Written in 1921, those fairy stories have been initially released with twenty photos drawn within the chinese language sort via painter Mariette Lydis, and this new version encompasses a choice of Lydis's remarkable illustrations. jointly, the stories and photographs intensify the motifs and issues that run all through Balázs's paintings: wandering protagonists, mysterious woods and mountains, solitude, and magical transformation. His fairy stories show our inner most wants and the wish that, even in the course of tragedy, we will be able to go beyond our problems and forge our personal destinies.

strange, wondrous fairy stories that study the world's cruelties and twists of destiny, The Cloak of Dreams will entertain, startle, and intrigue.

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The Great Walk of China: Travels on Foot from Shanghai to Tibet

What sort of humans could you meet should you determined to stroll around the world's such a lot populous nation? the good stroll of China is a trip into China's heartland, clear of its surging coastal towns. via unusually frank conversations with the folk he meets alongside the best way, the Chinese-speaking writer paints a portrait of a state suffering to return to phrases with its newfound id and its position on the earth.

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Adrift in China (Summersdale Travel)

By Simon Myers

China is the 3rd biggest kingdom on the earth, holds approximately 1 / 4 of the earth's inhabitants and claims a recorded background going again greater than 3000 years. Foreigners' reactions to China and its humans veer from one severe to the opposite, as though the gargantuan dimension of where calls for a sweeping reaction. Simon Myers spent years within the heart country attempting to fathom simply an inkling of China. to start with as a Western scholar, nonetheless preoccupied with trying to find much-missed dairy items; then as a businessman promoting the capitalist icon, Coca-Cola, inaugurated to enterprise consuming and wasting face; and eventually, independence - at the street on a chinese language bike and sidecar. during this paintings he deals an educated and private account of China, aiming to head at the back of the cliches and supply a unique tackle lifestyles during this interesting and tricky state.

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Mr. China: A Memoir

By Tim Clissold

Mr. China tells the rollicking tale of a tender guy who is going to China with the inaccurate suggestion that he'll aid deliver the chinese language into the fashionable global, merely to be schooled by way of the main ingenious and artistic operators he might ever meet. half memoir, half parable, Mr. China is one man's coming-of-age tale the place he learns to recognize and appreciate the country he sought to conquer.

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Collection of YuanZhen (Chinese classical literature series) (中国古典文学基本丛书:元稹集)

By 元稹


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