Great Books of China From Ancient Times to the Present
- ISBN 13:
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- Format: Hardcover
- Copyright: 12/13/2016
- Publisher: BlueBridge
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Beginning with some of the classics of the Confucian canon and ending with modern fiction, Great Books of China features the famous novels of the fourteenth century and later times; sacred texts including the Daode jing and the Lotus sutra; poetry from around 1000 BCE through the eighth century CE and beyond; books that formed the educational background of Chinese children for many centuries; historic manuals on Chinese painting, on the construction of Chinese gardens, and on the building of traditional houses; guides to the technologies of agriculture and papermaking; and major works describing Chinese history, the military exploits of ancient generals, and the legendary journeys of Buddhist monks.
Concise, provocative, and illuminating, Great Books of China introduces the literature of one of the world’s most significant cultures and thereby helps us understand the China of past and present.