Chinese Symbols and Icons

Chinese Symbols and Icons

Zhong Guo Tu Fu

Book - 2009 | 1st ed.
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Characters and symbols reflect the philosophy behind a culture. The first in a new series to appeal to the self-learner interested in intermediate to advanced Chinese, this book contains twelve extended readings in key aspects of traditional China. Exploring such fascinating motifs as the dragon, the phoenix, the eight trigrams, door and kitchen gods, and others, this book opens up new windows of opportunity for those looking to expand their knowledge of Chinese language and culture. Each chapter features Chinese simplified characters, pinyin romanization with tone marks, English translation, and key vocabulary with additional exercises. Chinese Symbols and Icons is one of the only books to be fully compliant with HSK, the official language proficiency standard used in China.The Commercial Press is China's oldest publishing company, founded in 1897.
Publisher: New York : The Commercial Press ; San Francisco [Calif.] : [distributed by] Long River Press, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780982181607
0982181604
Branch Call Number: 495.1 CHINESE
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wong, Catarina
Alternative Title: Zhong guo tu fu

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