Books tagged: china culture

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Making the Objective and Subjective Worlds One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This book addresses what I believe to be the special challenges of the Chinese people. I lived and worked in China for over ten years. Also appended to this very small book is a copy of the Huttner/Orwell Treaty/Amendment, a proposed multinational treaty agreement and 28th Amendment to the US Constitution. It's what we most need to modernize our government and civilize and sustain our world.
Dueling the Dragon - Adventures in Chinese Media and Education
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Fascinating", "eloquent", "horrifying!" These are among the ways readers have described LeRoy's first-hand accounts of China and of working in its state-media and education systems. With a journalist's eye and lively wit, his narrative weaves through extremes of elation and despair, while uncovering the deep roots of corruption tearing at China's social fabric.
Red Shades Of China, It Isn’t As Red Anymore As You May Think
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Since Deng Xiaoping introduced special economic zones, the country's economy has grown fast. The days of rickshaw progress are gone, it has been accelerating nearly as quickly as a Ferrari! You can still step back into the past and visit the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall, but it now boasts sophisticated cities like Beijing, which make great destinations
China History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Ancient Dynasties, The Western Powers Arrive, The Opium War, 1839-42, Physical Environment and Population, Ethnic Boundaries, Culture, Government, Economy
Mythbusting the Cult of Confucius
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 172,310. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The mythbusting book about China the world needs, this book rocks the boat. It explains Chinese culture with reference to Confucianism being a brutal control system rather than wisdom. It also takes a compassionate understanding of the Chinese people as victims of some of the worst human rights abuses ever perpetrated. Plainly written, it clarifies the so-called mysteries.
At the Teahouse Café: Essays from the Middle Kingdom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Essay » Sociology
Chinese endure endless meetings at work and are required to keep their cellphones on 24/7 and pick up at once—or be fined. They live in a technological utopia while enslaved by time-worn structures of psychological control. Underlying the myth of a “New China,” as Cook reveals in this wide-ranging collection of essays, are the Middle Kingdom's numerous continuities with its past.
chinese current life and traditional culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Chinese
This e book reveals the main issues which occupy the current Chinese society today And main topics concerning the Chinese traditional vast culture. All is written in Chinese characters followed by pinyin and English and accompanied by pictures. As such , it is especially beneficial for mandarin students and very recommended.
Symbols of China
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Symbols of China is a personal reflection of 50 years of experiences with Chinese culture including, Feng Shui, Family business connections, acupuncture and a trip to Beijing, the Great Wall, Xian, Terracotta Warriors and Shanghai.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
China Experts the Unorthodox (Chinese and English combined) edition
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
在过去30年里,迅速崛起的中国俨然已成为21世纪全球的宠儿。日新月异的中国使世界人民与中国公民的接触日益频繁。然而,由于对中国公民诸多行为的不理解,迷惑甚至反感,对彼此所造成的困扰也众所周知。 本书的两位作者客居中国十余年,我们将以一个客观的角度来分析与诠释当今中国公民的为人处世之道以及内心独白