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MYTHS & LEGENDS OF CHINA



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In this fascinating and comprehensive collection of Chinese myths and legends, E. T. C. Werner drew upon material readily available to him as a member of the Chinese government's' Historiographical Bureau in Peking. A former barrister and British consul in Foochow, Werner presents a wealth of information illuminating the ideas and beliefs that governed the daily lives of the Chinese people long before the revolutions of the 20th century. Offering a provocative glimpse into a world dominated by traditional rules of etiquette and inhabited by demons, dragon-gods, and spirits, the volume opens with an introductory chapter on the origins of the Chinese people. In succeeding chapters, Mr. Werner's readable, well-illustrated text considers the gods of China and myths of stars, thunder, lightning, wind and rain; of water and fire; of epidemics, medicine, and exorcism; as well as tales about the goddess of mercy, the guardian of the gate of heaven, accounts of how the Monkey became a god, and much more. In addition, 32 striking illustrations depict such traditional deities as the Spirit That Clears the Way, civilian and military Door Gods, the Kitchen-God, Dragon-Gods, the Gods of Happiness, Office, and Longevity, and others. Engrossing and informative, Myths and Legends of China will appeal not only to lovers of folklore but to anyone interested in Chinese art, culture, or philosophy. TOP 10 BESTSELLERS OF GENERAL PRESS: ISBN — Title 9788180320255 — Think and Grow Rich 9788180320071 — The Complete Works of Charles Dickens (Illustrated Edition): All 15 novels, short stories, poems and plays 9788180320958 — The Power of Your Subconscious Mind 9789380914855 — Mein Kampf: My Struggle 9788180320132 — Best Russian Short Stories 9789380914893 — The Art of War 9788180320422 — The Art of Public Speaking Carnegie 9788180320002 — The Greatest Short Stories of Leo Tolstoy Tolstoy 9788180320484 — The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 56 Stories & 4 Novels 9789380914800 — The Complete Works of Kahlil Gibran: All poems and short stories 9789380914794 — The Complete Works of Jane Austen: All novels, short stories, letters and poems 9789380914831 — The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: All 37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 poetry 9788180320972 — The Science of Getting Rich: Discover the Secrets to Wealth

Detalhes do Produto

    • Formato:  ePub
    • Origem:  IMPORTADO
    • Editora: KOBO EDITIONS
    • Coleção:  GP Bestsellers
    • Assunto: História
    • Idioma: INGLÊS
    • Ano de Edição: 2014
    • Ano:  2014
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2000864347424
    • ISBN:  9788180320439

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