Chinese Art

Author : Patricia Bjaaland Welch
ISBN : 9781462906895
Genre : Art
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With over 630 striking color photos and illustrations this Chinese art guide focuses on the rich tapestry of symbolism which makes up the basis of traditional Chinese art. Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery includes detailed commentary and historical background information for the images that continuously reappear in the arts of China, including specific plants and animals, religious beings, mortals and inanimate objects. The book thoroughly illuminates the origins, common usages and diverse applications of popular Chinese symbols in a tone that is both engaging and authoritative. Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery is an essential reference for collectors, museum-goers, guides, students and anyone else with a serious interest in the culture and history of China.
Category: Art

Children In Chinese Art

Author : Ann Elizabeth Barrott Wicks
ISBN : 0824823591
Genre : Art
File Size : 80.40 MB
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Annotation Experts in the fields of Chinese art, religion, literature, and history introduce and illuminate many of the issues surrounding child imagery in China, including the frequent use of pictures of children to reinforce social values. Topics include a historical overview; images of children in song, painting, poetry, at play, as icons of good fortune, and in stories; the childhood of gods and sages; folk deities; and family pictures. The text is accompanied by 100-plus color and b&w illustrations. A glossary of Chinese characters is included. Edited by Wicks (art history, Miami U). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Category: Art

Chinese Flash Cards Kit Volume 1

Author : Philip Yungkin Lee
ISBN : 9781462914685
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 78.30 MB
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Everything you need to learn the 349 most basic Chinese characters quickly and easily is in this box - our #1 Chinese language learning kit! 349 Flash Cards. A Handy Organizing Ring . Audio Recordings of More than 2000 words and phrases . Plus a 32-page study booklet. To succeed in mastering Chinese characters, there are just 3 secrets: begin with the most useful characters, study them in the most effective order, and use repetition galore! Flash cards remain one of the most effective tools for rapid memorization, and Tuttle's flash cards are the best available today. Whether on a train from Beijing to Shanghai or sitting under a tree in Berkeley, you can be study Chinese with this well-designed, easy-to-use set of flashcards. Developed with HSK study and AP test-prep in mind, the front of Tuttle's Chinese Flash Cards give one Chinese character, a stroke order guide, 4 words and phrases, and look-alike alerts to help avoid confusion. On the reverse is as much information as a dictionary entry: Romanized pronunciation and English meanings, sample sentences for correct usage, plus helpful mnemonics and learning tips. Downloadable audio gives native-speaker pronunciations and a handy organizing ring is the perfect way to keep the cards all together when you're on the go.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Arts Of Asia

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133535083
Genre : Art
File Size : 29.40 MB
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Category: Art

Chinese Flower Arrangement

Author : H. L. Li
ISBN : 0486423166
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 89.52 MB
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Illustrated history of Chinese floral art provides practical suggestions for applying traditional methods to modern settings, including selecting flowers for symbolic qualities and beauty. Forty-two illustrations span centuries of Chinese paintings, prints, tapestries, and porcelains.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies


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ISBN : UOM:39015079680511
Genre : Best books
File Size : 82.4 MB
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Nsk V Ivka

Author : Helena Heroldová
ISBN : 9788024726359
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1000 Buddhas Of Genius

Author : Thomas William Rhys Davids
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215288270
Genre : Art
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Buddha ranks among the most often depicted holy figures of the world, perhaps appearing more than Christ. Venerated in all the nations of Asia and even beyond, his image took form along the Silk Road, the birthplace of many schools of Buddhism. Indeed, the Buddhist religion recognizes many Buddhas representing various traditions: such as Buddhism of the Ancient Teaching, of the Great Vehicle and Tantric Buddhism.
Category: Art

Schiffbruch Mit Tiger

Author : Yann Martel
ISBN : 9783104010328
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 79.67 MB
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Schiffbruch mit Tiger? Diese Geschichte würden Sie nicht glauben? Kein Wunder. Fantastisch. Verwegen. Atemberaubend. Wahnsinnig komisch. Eine Geschichte, die Sie an Gott glauben lässt. Pi Patel, der Sohn eines indischen Zoobesitzers und praktizierender Hindu, Christ und Muslim erleidet mit einer Hyäne, einem Orang-Utan, einem verletzten Zebra und einem 450 Pfund schweren bengalischen Tiger namens Richard Parker Schiffbruch. Bald hat der Tiger alle erledigt - alle, außer Pi. Alleine treiben sie in einem Rettungsboot auf dem Ozean. Eine wundersame, abenteuerliche Odyssee beginnt. ››Martel schreibt wie ein leidenschaftlicher Paul Auster.‹‹ Times Literary Supplement ››Eine Reminiszenz an Italo Calvino.‹‹ Independent on Sunday
Category: Fiction