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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture

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Cambridge University Press paperback. Published 2008, third printing 2010.

At the start of the twenty-first century, China is poised to become a major global power. Understanding its culture is more important than ever before for western audiences, but for many, China remains a mysterious and exotic country. This Companion explains key aspects of modern Chinese culture without assuming prior knowledge of China or the Chinese language. The volume acknowledges the interconnected nature of the different cultural forms, from 'high culture' such as literature, religion and philosophy to more popular issues such as sport, cinema, performance and the internet. Each chapter is written by a world expert in the field.

Invaluable for students of Chinese studies, this book includes a glossary of key terms, a chronology and a guide to further reading. For the interested reader or traveler, it reveals a dynamic, diverse and fascinating culture, many aspects of which are now elucidated in English for the first time.

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Author(s):
Louie, Kam (ed)
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15 cm x 23 cm, 6 in x 9 in
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521681901
ISBN-13:
9780521681902
Number of pages:
400
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture

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Cambridge University Press paperback. Published 2008, third printing 2010.

At the start of the twenty-first century, China is poised to become a major global power. Understanding its culture is more important than ever before for western audiences, but for many, China remains a mysterious and exotic country. This Companion explains key aspects of modern Chinese culture without assuming prior knowledge of China or the Chinese language. The volume acknowledges the interconnected nature of the different cultural forms, from 'high culture' such as literature, religion and philosophy to more popular issues such as sport, cinema, performance and the internet. Each chapter is written by a world expert in the field.

Invaluable for students of Chinese studies, this book includes a glossary of key terms, a chronology and a guide to further reading. For the interested reader or traveler, it reveals a dynamic, diverse and fascinating culture, many aspects of which are now elucidated in English for the first time.

Appears like new.

Author(s):
Louie, Kam (ed)
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15 cm x 23 cm, 6 in x 9 in
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521681901
ISBN-13:
9780521681902
Number of pages:
400
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture

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