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Understanding Chinese Culture

Philosophy, Religion, Science and Technology

Editors: Xu, Guobin, Chen, Yanhui, Xu, Lianhua (Eds.)

  • Promotes cultural understanding of the rising power which is China
  • Offers a comprehensive guide to Chinese history, politics, economy and culture
  • Covers a range of key areas such as the economy, industry, science and technology
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Promoting cultural understanding in a globalized world, this text is a key tool for students interested in further developing their understanding of Chinese society and culture. Written by a team of experts in their fields,  this book provides a survey of Chinese culture, delving deeper into areas such as Chinese philosophy, religion, politics and education. It offers the reader a wide range of essential facts to better understand contemporary China through its history and cultural background, touching on key areas such as the development of science and technology in China, as well as the country’s economy and trade history, and is a key read for scholars and students in Chinese Culture, Sociology and Politics.

About the authors

Guobin Xu is Professor at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China. His research interests focus on higher education administration, cultural quality education, and mental health education.

Yanhui Chen is Professor at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China. His research interest: ancient Chinese literature and cultural studies.

Lianhua Xu is the Editor of the Journal of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China.

Kaiju Chen is Professor of English language and culture at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China. His major research interests include cultural studies, philosophy of culture, education, and translation.

Xiyuan Xiong is a Lecturer in English Language and Literature as well as editor at Sun Yat-sen University Press. His chief research interests include translation studies (mainly in Chinese translation history and translation criticism) and cultural studies.

Wenquan Wu has an M.A. in Translation Studies (Nanjing University, China) and a Master degree in Business Management from the University of Tübingen, Germany.

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eBook £63.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-8162-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £79.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-8161-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Chinese Culture
Book Subtitle
Philosophy, Religion, Science and Technology
Editors
  • Guobin Xu
  • Yanhui Chen
  • Lianhua Xu
Translated by
Wu, W., Xiong, X., Chen, K.
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
South China University of Technology Press
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8162-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8162-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8161-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 249
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations
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