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Erya Chinese·The Basics of Chinese Culture (II), a cultural reader for intermediate students, can be used by international students at Chinese colleges or universities taking Chinese Language or International Education of Chinese Language majors in the second semester of their second year. It can also be used as a textbook for teachers to teach Chinese culture or as an extracurricular reader for students interested in Chinese culture in countries other than China.
Originally a BLCU inside textbook for the fourth-year undergraduates in the School of Chinese Studies, A Brief History of Ancient Chinese Literature gives a holistic introduction to ancient Chinese literature.
This illustrated book features a biography of brother Berchmann, an essay on the poitioning of his contribution to China's modern art history, as well as the passage from his diaries describing his long farewell. Admire brother Berchmann's works, his watercolor paintings and sketches that inspired him to show the old buildings of Beijing's with a new life. All texts are bilingual Chinese-German.
Divided into two volumes, China in View—From Tradition to Contemporary has “Traditional Culture” in Volume I and “Contemporary Society” in the other, with a total of eight units out of 25 chapters—each unit includes three chapters in addition to “A Brief Introduction to China”. Each chapter, with abundant illustrations, provides an outline and keywords in both English and Chinese, and has a variety of interesting exercises and challenging questions for discussion. From the perspective of Western readers, this book covers the essentials of Chinese culture in its depth and breadth, and from the past to the present, while striving to be concise and to the point. This book can not only be used as a textbook for courses on world culture in universities and high schools, it can also be used as a reading material to explore Chinese culture.
This illustrated book presents Chinese folk masks with German-language annotations. The Chinese folk masks look back on a long history. The folk masks are closely related to song and dance in primitive society, witchcraft, totem worship, folk song and dance, and folk operas, and reflect beliefs, customs, life wishes, and ideals of beauty of various ethnic groups in China.
Experience in this illustrated book nearly 100 colorful Chinese New Year pictures with various explanations in German language.
This illustrated book with German annotations mainly presents historical ceramics and porcelain with attractive pictures and various annotations. The following chapters are listed: Pottery in the Neolithic Age, from pottery to porcelain - a major step in the Han dynasty, ceramics and porcelain during the Wei and Jin periods, as well as in the Southern and Northern dynasties, ceramics and porcelain in the Sui and Tang Dynasty, pottery and porcelain in the Song Dynasty, pottery and porcelain in the Yuan and Ming dynasties, pottery and porcelain in the Qing Dynasty, pottery and porcelain in modern times.
This book presents in five categories banner-like paper cuts, paper cutouts as gifts, silhouettes as wedding pictures, silhouettes as embroidery designs and paper cuts as decoration. The approximately 100 artistic illustrations are accompanied by various annotations in German language.
Kite flying has an ancient tradition in China and can be traced back to the spring and autumn periods (770-476 BC) and the Warring States period (475-221 BC). This illustrated book presents about 100 artistic and especially unusual Chinese dragons, such as magnificent Peking dragons, imperial style or exclusive Tianjin-style dragons, the result of the highest level of craftsmanship. Experience the dragons in this color edition with German explanations.
This book is an excellent overview of Chinese literature, the author has selected personal literary experiences from the perspective of Chinese culture, literary figures and works that have influenced culture and society in their respective historical periods. German language edition.
This German-language edition shows on 217 pages, accompanied by many illustrations, the rise of China with its numerous upheavals from the beginning of the opening policy in the late seventies to 2008.
This is a very detailed reading book about Chinese culture. Included are several reading texts per unit, the reading texts are in German only. After each reading text vocabulary notes German-Chinese as well as questions to the text are follwing. This book is suitable for anyone interested in China who wants to enjoy the entertaining texts on Chinese culture. Furthermore, this book is also interesting for Chinese people learning German.
China Verstehen ist eine Einführung in Chinas Geschichte, Gesellschaft und Kultur. This book is the German language edition from autor Jin Bo with 276 pages. There are eight main chapters about China, with many full color pictures.
Dialogues about China is a series of readers targeted at Chinese language learners, deciphering the Chinese culture from all aspects. It is composed of 5 volumes, namely Material Culture, Psychological Culture, Behavioral Culture, Communication Culture and Institutional Culture. The series centers on such Chinese cultural issues as has attracted extensive attention among foreigners and answers certain questions regarding cultural exchange, blending and collision through dialogues and case analyses. The easy, popular language and splendid, lively pictures used in the series enable readers to get a clearer understanding of China and the life of Chinese people. An MP3 disk comes with the book, including the recordings of all the dialogues and short passages in the book. Readers can read the book while listening, feeling the ambience of Chinese culture. Suitable for intermediate to advanced learners who are able to read Chinese texts fluently.
This book about the Chinese paper cutting is a mixture of step-by-step instructions for making Chinese paper cuts with the most popular traditional characters - instruction for Chinese teachers as well as self-learning material for Chinese learners. Most of the instructions are, however, written in Chinese characters only, some with English translation, but the translation is more oriented to the cultural notes. The main target group for this work is more to be seen in Chinese teachers.
This is the volume of Psychological Culture, focusing on the thoughts and concepts of Chinese people that often cause foreigners’ confusion or even misunderstanding, such as those regarding family, age-based and social hierarchy, time, hometown nostalgia, life and death, religion, privacy, peace and harmony, and money, etc. This book integrates society, history and philosophy into the analysis of how these thoughts, concepts and ways of thinking are formed, the cultural psychology behind them, and the changes in the thinking of contemporary Chinese people, thus ushering readers into the inner world of Chinese people.
Kulturspuren der Deutschen in Shanghai [German Language Edition].
Commercial Culture in China - Commercial Communication [+DVD].
Commercial Culture in China - Commercial Etiquette [+DVD].
Commercial Culture in China - Commercial Activities [+DVD].
Commercial Culture in China - Commercial Socializing [+DVD].
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This is Exploring Chinese Culture－A Chinese Reader II (Chinese-German Edition), German title: Facetten der chinesischen Kultur - Ein China-Lesebuch II.
Exploring Chinese Culture - A Chinese Reader I (Chinese-German Edition).
Starting with Hello, China, the Meet China series welcomes you to join in a trip of reading about and meeting China. It will lead you to explore this country, which may be unfamiliar or even mysterious to you.In Chinese History, you’ll learn why the Chinese people call themselves “descendents of Emperor Yan and the Yellow Emperor” and why the districts inhabited by Chinese people are known as Chinatowns. Most importantly, looking at the pictures and reading the texts, you’ll find yourself traveling through the thousands of years of history. Maybe this little book will arouse your interest in getting to know more about China. Chinese language edition.
This series of books has been compiled with reference to the US Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century, selecting 8 topics that best represent Chinese culture involving festivals, conventions, arts, etc., and topics that reflect Chinese people’s attitudes, opinions and values through the presentation of various cultural custom and artifacts. Within, the section titled “A Few Remarks” records both Chinese and foreigners’ understandings and comments regarding the same cultural phenomenon, thus helping readers to comprehend the close relationship between cultural customs and artifacts with cultural concepts using multi-dimensional perspectives; “Additional Information” introduces similar cultural phenomenon that originate from different foreign lands, thus providing readers with materials to understand diversified cultures in different countries during different times and also to broaden their vision of intercultural communication. This series of books is a valuabl...
A Concise History of Chinese Literature, 129 pages, with pictures in full color. In simplified Chinese only.
This product is in the same series with China’s World Heritages (Hardcover Version), composed of 10 high-definition DVDs and one color-printed book. It includes 60 carefully selected intangible cultural heritages of China, which are divided into 10 categories, i.e. 10 units. Each unit has around 6 cultural items and an independent piece of writing is devoted to each cultural item.
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For the overseas young readers who want to know China. Chinese edition, with many pictures.
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In this book 56 Ethnic Groups of China, you’ll meet the ethnic groups living in different parts of China, see the thousand-year-old terraced farmlands built by the Hanis, hear the longest song in the world sung by the Uygurs, and identify the living pictographs—the Dongba scripts of the Naxi people… These fantastic experiences may tell you why there are 56 ethnic groups in China. English language edition.
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The Meet China series welcomes you to join in a trip of reading about and meeting China. It will lead you to explore this country, which may be unfamiliar or even mysterious to you. In Chinese History, you’ll learn why the Chinese people call themselves “descendents of Emperor Yan and the Yellow Emperor” and why the districts inhabited by Chinese people are known as Chinatowns. Most importantly, looking at the pictures and reading the texts, you’ll find yourself traveling through the thousands of years of history. Maybe this little book will arouse your interest in getting to know more about China. English language edition.
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This book shows with vivid examples how selected Chinese ceramic products can be easily produced by yourself, your kids or by students. With pictures of known ceramic works, a brief explanation of the production process and techniques of ceramic production process. The production of these ceramic products is explained with the help of minimalist step-by-step instructions: lucky fish, figure in the manner of Xi'an terracotta warrior, tripod, dragon, house, lion, eaves tile. With instructions in Chinese and English, the illustrations are mostly self-explanatory.
This book presents with many illustrative examples how Chinese paper-cuts can be made easily yourself. With many pictures that guide step by step and still leave space for individual adjustments. With instructions in Chinese and English, but the illustrations are self-explanatory.
The Series on Standards for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages is a series of textbooks designed for CFL teachers who are taking training courses and those who are going to take the TCFL eligibility exam.
In this volume, Chinese Science & Technology, we look at the accumulated knowledge of China still existing today in the form of inventions in diverse fields: astronomy, geography, hydraulic engineering, architecture, mathematics, physics and chemistry, medicine and handicraft. Of these achievements, the Four Great Inventions: the compass, gunpowder, papermaking and printing were among the top technological advances, only known in Europe by the end of the Middle Ages.
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In this volume, Chinese Literature, you will meet great minds among the Chinese literates. Since reading is a form of pleasure that has been enjoyed for thousands of years, literature gives us the opportunity to meet great writers in Chinese history who have distilled their thoughts on life and society. This book will track the development of literature from the pre-Qin Dynasty era to the last monarchal regime, the Qing Dynasty.
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In this volume, Chinese Fine Arts, we take you to a distinguished gallery featuring Chinese fine arts developed over thousands of years. Chinese calligraphy, painting, music, dance, theatre and sculpture are the different mediums used by uninhibited artists to convey both the beautiful and grotesque of Chinese society. From the works of art compiled in this book, you can learn about China’s interactions with her neighbours, political tussles in the Imperial Court and the psyche of the ordinary folk.
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This issue includes - besides the regular topics - how the TV stole Spring Festival. CCTV's Festival Gala has changed the way China celebrates the New Year.
This issue includes - besides the regular topics - the life and times of maverick translator Sidney Shapiro - how he defied Mao Zedong's wife and survived the Cultural Revolution.
This comic version of Genghis Khan charts his rise from an angst-ridden youth trying to rebuild his clan to become a fearsome warrior fighting back to regain what he had lost and more. This is the tale of one man who laid claim on the whole of Mongolia and created a mammoth empire stretching across Asia and Europe; a man whose name invoked fear in rulers everywhere. Genghis Khan, through his great vision, courage and determination, overcame all odds to make history by almost conquering the whole world.
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Picture this: two persons move into the same row of houses, but the one staying at one end becomes wealthier by the day while the other at the opposite end literally sees his life going downhill. This is an example of Feng Shui at work. Feng Shui is the mystical ancient Chinese art of geomancy.
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A Kaleidoscope of Chinese Culture, Series 1, German Language Edition.
This set with intermediate and advanced level culture readers includes 4 books with 4 CD-Roms. Simple reading materials with pictures introducing general information about China. A large numbers of beautiful pictures with brief descriptive passages. With Chinese phonetic spelling, Pinyin, English translation and narrations both in Chinese and English.
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This product focuses on the abundant and precious cultural heritage in China and explains the unique and typical Chinese cultural phenomena. The readers get to appreciate the attractive cultural landscapes in China which follows the course of nature and merge into nature and crack the ancient mysteries in Chinese culture. It serves as a bridge to the understanding of Chinese culture and the spiritual world of Chinese people.
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In this book, the rich make-up of the enigmatic Chinese psyche comes to light. Author Sheh demonstrates how the application of the five dimensions of Universal Oneness - the Principles of Unity, Opposites, Cycle, Balance and Change - has contributed to the success of the Chinese business leader.
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The illustrated life of Confucius - edition in simplified Chinese.
Gateway To Chinese Culture (Chinese Language Edition). This book takes the reader through a comprehensive and beautifully illustrated overview of the Chinese culture, covering topics from the history of the people, their lifestyle, customs and beliefs, to culinary practices and more. Such knowledge can only lead to greater cross-cultural understanding and harmony. For anyone who wants to learn more about this remarkable people, or simply sample the colourful Chinese culture, this book will be an indispensable guide!
Diplomats abound throughout the history of China. From as early as the Eastern Zhou Dynasty to the fall of the Qing Dynasty, Chinese diplomats had played a pivotal role in maintaining peace and prosperity for their homeland. Twelve stories have been specially selected to demonstrate the eloquence, wit and courage of Chinese diplomats living in turbulent times.
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This book will enhance your appreciation of China as a sports nation and champion. Take a journey to rediscover the origins of various sports through Chinese history. Chinese Language Edition.
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Featuring the distinctive heights of Chinese culture, the authors share with you their insights into the concepts and passions of the Chinese nation over the past 5,000 years. On reading through this historical range of remarkable creativity and flair for innovation, still evident today in living artistic masterpieces and folk traditions, you soon acquire a better understanding of the cultural character, life views, aesthetic pursuits and national spirit of the Chinese people. Through every work of art or architecture, a fascinating story or legend unfolds…
China has an ancient civilzation with a very long history. Understand it solely through the study of document is clearly inadequate. A wealth of objects and remains has been preserved on Chinasvast territory and underground; much of which has been collected and is exhibited in various kind of museums. This raw material of history can, in a certain sense, be considered more valuable for our understanding of the past of China than documents and historical records.
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This atlas attempts to give an environmental, aesthetic and comprehensive illustration of all of China's 29 properties of World Heritage through maps, pictures and articles. It tries to brief the reader, in a brand-new angle, the geographic location, environmental characteristics, historical background and scientific and artistic value of each of the sites, so that he can broaden and deepen his understanding of the importance of World Heritage protection.
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Professor Chen Wangheng, a scholar on traditional Chinese aesthetics, has made an in-depth analysis of the historical features and achievements of Chinese bronze. In these pages, he has shown convincingly that it was Chinese bronze art that nurtured the beginnings of Chinese culture, and that this art was rich in aesthetic, artistic and social concepts. Enhanced by more than 80 illustrations and plates of important pieces.
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Until the Los Angeles Olympics just over 20 years ago, China had never won an Olympic gold medal; today, she is one of the major medal contenders. China's sudden emergence as a sporting super power came as a surprise to many people. In reality, she has a long history of sports.
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Check out the Gods of Wealth, and enjoy more insights: this book traces the origins of the most revered Chinese gods worshipped by the masses.
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China has a glorious ancient civilization and an enormous amount of precious material and non-material cultural sites that have survived until now and become the common treasure of all humanity. They include grand ancient projects, such as the world-famous Great Wall and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System near Mount Qingcheng; uniquely designed and well-preserved ancient towns and villages, such as the old town of Lijiang, the ancient city of Pingyao, and the ancient villages of Xidi and Hongcun; graceful and delicate classical gardens, such as those in Suzhou; cultural sites revered by Chinese people, such as the Temple and Cemetery of Confucius, and the Kong family Mansion in Qufu...
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Chinese architecture, art and culture have been greatly influenced by a variety of religions throughout China’s history. The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) had approved seven Chinese religious sites for inclusion in its World Heritage List by November 2003...
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This is a short and comprehensive introduction to Chinese architecture. Some of the topic covered are: Ancient Cities, The Supreme Imperial Power, The Palaces of Gods, Appreciation of Chinese Gardens, Vernacular Dwellings, Architectural Ornamentation, and Western Influences on Chinese Architecture. Vivid color illustrations and photographs throughout.
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This book includes 35 famous short stories from ancient China full of Chinese wisdom, which provides readers with enjoyment of reading Chinese stories in English.
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China is an ancient country with a history of several thousand years. Imperial power and culture always played an important role historically. As in other imperial systems, the Chinese emperors in every dynasty always had supreme status and priority, though the royal family frequently changed. Imperial palaces, gardens, temples and mausoleums were built on the orders of different emperors using the entire country’s labor and financial power. They reflected the socioeconomic conditions and technological levels of their time and the ideology, artistic aims and achievements of an era, leaving numerous precious assets to succeeding generations.
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In this edition of Happy China you explore the Chinese Folk Culture Theme Park, the Happy Valley Theme Park and the Window of the World, a world multi-cultural theme park.
Jingdezhen is China's famous porcelain capital with a-thousand year history. Jingdezhen, originally called Xinpingzhen, was first set up in the East Jin Dynasty and changed to "Changnan" in Tang Dynasty. In the Northern Song Dynasty, the white wares produced here were collected by the royalty. In 1004 A.D. recognizing its prosperous porcelain production and abundant tax revenue, the Emperor bestowed his reign title "Jingde" as largess to the township as a placename, and Jingdezhen was named this way thereafter.
Discover some of the best impressive and fascinating sites in Beijing - together with Daniel and Han Jia: the Great Wall, the Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven.
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Discover China and learn Chinese at the same time. Happy China Hangzhou Edition is an adaption of the CCTV-4 program and offers learners an opportunity to learn the Chinese language and culture while enjoying the beautiful scenic spots in China. Suitable for intermediate language skills and above, 1 DVD with 15 episodes included.
In the Wenzhou Edition of Happy China you can discover the scenic beauty of the region in a an entertaining manner, like the Baizhang Waterfall scenic spot and its compromising ten sightseeing areas, Mt. Yandang, one of the earliest National Parks in China and picturesque Nanxi River, located on the northern bank of the Ou River.
Discover China and learn Chinese at the same time. Happy China Xi'an Edition is an adaption of the CCTV-4 program and offers learners an opportunity to learn the Chinese language and culture while enjoying the beautiful scenic spots in China. Suitable for intermediate language skills and above, 1 DVD with 15 episodes included.
Allgemeine Kenntnisse über die chinesische Kultur, bilingual Chinese-German.
Part of the Cultural China Series, this book is a perfect entry for anyone seeking an introduction to Chinese folk arts. It provides an in-depth look at folk arts, undertaking serious discussion of the core characteristics and social context of various forms, as well as an overview of folk artists themselves. The author offers a detailed study of the technical aspects that recur, from structure to color preference. With full color photographs and illustrations.
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This book introduces the Chinese literature beginning from The Book of Songs (about 1000 B.C.) to the great work A Dream of Red Mansion of the Qing Dynasty, covering the most important writers and their works in various types of literature such as poetry, prose and fiction. With color pictures.
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Part of the educational and beautifully produced Cultural China Series, this book focuses on the cultural relics which remain of one of the oldest civilizations in the world. It gives a brief account of the 12 types of relics unearthed in China so far, and discusses them as representative objects which provide a glimpse into China’s past. In vivid color, with illustrations and photographs accompanying the text throughout.
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Designs of Chinese Blessings: High Salary. Designs of Chinese Blessings is a compilation of special good luck pictures passed down in Mr. Huang's Family for several generations as well those which Mr. Huang has been collecting for dozens of years. Their beauty is beyond description. The book consists of five sections: Good Fortune, High salary, Longevity, Happiness, and Wealth. With 119 pictures in book, the whole series contains 595 pictures and is a complete representation of the various aspects of traditional Chinese Good luck pictures.
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