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Chinese life and customs

Paul Carus

Chinese life and customs

by Paul Carus

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Open Court Pub. in Chicago .
Written in English

  • China -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Carus ; illustrated by Chinese artists.
    LC ClassificationsDS721 C25, DS721 C37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 114 p. :
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19109426M

    China contains one-fifth of the world's population and is the world's fastest-growing economy. A visitor to the country sees the meeting of an ancient culture that dates to roughly B.C. and a. Please Vote For Me () Democracy in China does exist, and it is a serious business, at least for third graders. Please Vote for Me follows the elections for a class monitor in a class of eight-years-olds in a Wuhan primary school – supposedly the first election of its kind in China.A fun look at the election system and the candidates, it reveals that even young candidates will use devious.

    From traditional braids to smoking opium, photos reveal a look into Chinese culture during the Qing Dynasty, and the rise of communism in The Qing Dynasty, China's last imperial dynasty.   Nearly 20 years later, only 7% of kids books published in featured Asian American characters, according to the Children’s Cooperative Book Center. May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and it’s the perfect time to discover some new stories about Asian people, places, food and culture.

    China is one of the most fascinating countries on Earth and Chinese customs are beguiling, mystical and ancient. There are many Chinese customs we are all familiar with, brought to us by many Chinese immigrants over the centuries such as the red money envelope, Feng Shui, the animal astrological calendar, and of course, the New Year celebrations. He managed the U.S.-China Business Council’s Beijing office, and helped found the American Chamber of Commerce in China, where he was an executive. In the s, he managed Burston-Marsteller’s China office. He has written numerous articles on China, and is the co-author of Chinese at a Glance and Now You’re Talking Chinese.

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