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Encyclopedia of China : the essential reference to China, its history and culture, Dorothy Perkins

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Encyclopedia of China : the essential reference to China, its history and culture
Title
Encyclopedia of China
Title remainder
the essential reference to China, its history and culture
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy Perkins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This encyclopedia presents more than 1,000 entries explore all aspects of China's past, present and future, with essay-length entries on provinces and major cities; Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and other religions; family life; calligraphy, embroidery, sculpture and other arts and crafts; folktales and mythology; martial arts, including tai chi chuan and kung fu; native animals and plants; emperors and dynasties; political movements and institutions; traditional medicine; contemporary leaders; festivals and holidays; foreign relations; language and writing; educational systems; Chinese communities around the world; and much more. Photographs and illustrations depict Chinese art and architecture, everyday life, cities, and political figures. An extensive system of cross-references link concepts, people and events
Cataloging source
DLC
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Perkins, Dorothy
Dewey number
951/.003
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS705
LC item number
.P47 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
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China
Label
Encyclopedia of China : the essential reference to China, its history and culture, Dorothy Perkins
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Roundtable press book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 633-635) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm38144456
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
ix, 662 pages
Isbn
9780816026937
Lccn
97052622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)38144456
Label
Encyclopedia of China : the essential reference to China, its history and culture, Dorothy Perkins
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Roundtable press book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 633-635) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm38144456
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
ix, 662 pages
Isbn
9780816026937
Lccn
97052622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)38144456

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