Books tagged: china culture and china

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From Africa To The East: My China Experience
Price: $9.05 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is based on the author's personal experiences during her stay in China.
Making the Objective and Subjective Worlds One
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & 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.
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: $2.99 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.
City of Heaven 天堂城市
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Natural beauty, fascinating culture and thousands of years of history; this is Hangzhou, China. Life is changing extremely quickly for the people of this famous city, and as life changes so do attitudes on work, family, love and friendship.This collection of 15 short stories explores some of the lives of the many people living in a country that is only starting to open up to the rest of the world.
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.
My Half of the Sky
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 207,250. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Chairman Mao said, "Women hold up half the sky." For Li Hui, a recent university graduate, that means following her dream of becoming a teacher, finding love and fulfilling her family obligations. But her father's debts and demands for an arranged marriage will soon pull her away from everything she truly desires . . . and Li Hui is forced to make her place in China's changing cultural landscape.