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Dictionary of Chinese Symbols By Gerald Manners

Dictionary of Chinese Symbols
by Wolfram Eberhard

A guide describing more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature, customs and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.
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Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought by Wolfram Eberhard

This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese customs and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely.
`An ideal reference book to help one learn and explore further, while simultaneously giving greater insight into many other aspects of Chinese life ... the most authoritative guide to Chinese symbolism available to the general reader today ... a well-researched, informative and entertaining guide to the treasure trove of Chinese symbols.' - South China Morning Post

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"An ideal reference book to help one learn and explore further, while simultaneously giving greater insight into many other aspects of Chinese life. . . . The most authoritative guide to Chinese symbolism available to the general reader today. . . . [A] well researched, informative and entertaining guide to the treasure trove of Chinese symbols."
-"South China Morning Post

About Wolfram Eberhard


Wolfram Eberhard is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkley.

Table of Contents


1. The Plans for the National Coal Board 2. Future National Energy Requirements 3. Energy Policies 4. The Future Power Station Market for Coal in Britain 5. Markets for Other than Power Station Coal in the 1980s and 1990s 6. International Trade in Coal 7. Market Prospects: A Summary 8. The NCB Plans Reviewed 9. The Present Coal Question

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GOR001232007
Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought by Wolfram Eberhard
Wolfram Eberhard
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1988-04-14
336
0415002281
9780415002288
N/A
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