Introduction to Western Culture

Cultural History, Religion, Politics, Folklore and Tourism

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

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  • Promotes understanding of Western cultures in China
  • Provides a concise introduction to western cultures and their distinctions
  • Addresses among other topics western literature, language, music, art and religion
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Promoting cultural understanding in a globalized world, this collection provides a concise and unique introduction to Western culture, through the voices of Chinese scholars. Written by a team of experts in their fields, the book provides insights into Western history and culture, covering an interdisciplinary range of topics across literature, language, music, art and religion. It addresses such issues as tourism and etiquette, as well as the key differences of distinct cultures, providing readers with a succinct yet effective way to master a basic understanding of Western culture.

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 Translations Studies (Nanjing University, China) and a Master degree in Business Management from the University of Tübingen, Germany.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Western Culture
Book Subtitle
Cultural History, Religion, Politics, Folklore and Tourism
Editors
  • Guobin Xu
  • Yanhui Chen
  • Lianhua Xu
Translated by
Chen, K., Xiong, X., Wu, W.
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
South China University of Technology Press
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8153-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8153-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8152-1
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-4079-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 187
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