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Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! With 25 Great Projects By Anita Yasuda
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Who is the lady who floated to the moon? Did tears bring down the Great Wall of China? Does the sky rest on the legs of a turtle? In Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! With 25 Great Projects, kids ages... More > 7 to 10 soar on a journey through ancient China to learn about history, geography, science, and art through stories that have been told and retold for thousands of years. The myths and legends told by the ancient Chinese that have survived into modern times showcase the ingenuity and passion that this culture has applied to problem solving and cultural expression. Exploring myths and legends is also a way to discover how ancient China is still impacting the world today through inventions such as fireworks, silk, paper, and printing. By combining social studies and literature with activities, fun facts, jokes, and cartoons, Explore Ancient Chinese Myths! offers the opportunity to discover ancient China through myths and legends.< Less
Daoism & Chinese Culture By Livia Kohn
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A long-awaited textbook that introduces the major schools, teachings, and practices of Daoism, this work presents a chronological survey that is thematically divided into four parts: Ancient Thought,... More > Religious Communities, Spiritual Practices, and Modernity. The work offers an integrated vision of the Daoist tradition in its historical and cultural context, establishing connections with relevant information on Confucianism, Buddhism, popular religion, and political developments. It also places Daoism into a larger theoretical and comparative context. The book makes ample use of original materials and provides references to further readings and original sources in translation.< Less
Zi Chinese character book By Zhen Huang
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Chinese characters are very unique set of signs invented and designed by ancient Chinese people; it has an extremely sophisticated system and the form of the characters are considered as the highest... More > Chinese art form. Zi-Chinese Characters will introduce you this greatest design of human-being.< Less
The Second 100 Chinese Ideographs By Dilip Rajeev
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This book is a foray into the ideographic nature of one of the world’s most ancient systems of writing - Chinese. Presented in this book is an ideographic explanation of the second set of 100... More > characters in a list of the most frequent Chinese characters. The author believes they constitute a powerful learning aid which can shorten the time taken to familiarize oneself with these ancient characters from a period of several weeks of study to less than a few hours of interested reading. The explanations given are not explanations of characters as symbols, but plausible ideographic associations of the character’s visual form with the popular meaning the character has in current usage. Further, it is for the first time in recorded history that it is being demonstrated in plain language that the Chinese characters may be understood as pure ideographs.< Less
The First 100 Chinese Ideographs By Dilip Rajeev
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This book is a foray into the ideographic nature of one of the world’s most ancient systems of writing - Chinese. Presented in this book is an ideographic explanation of the 100 most frequent... More > Chinese characters. The author believes they constitute a powerful learning aid which can shorten the time taken to familiarize oneself with these ancient characters from a period of several weeks of study to less than a few hours of interested reading. The explanations given are not explanations of characters as symbols, but plausible ideographic associations of the character’s visual form with the popular meaning the character has in current usage. Further, it is for the first time in recorded history that it is being demonstrated in plain language that the Chinese characters may be understood as pure ideographs.< Less
300 Chinese Characters In A Day By Dilip Rajeev
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This book is a foray into the ideographic nature of one of the world’s most ancient systems of writing - Chinese. Presented in this book is an ideographic explanation of the first 300... More > characters in a list of the most frequent Chinese characters. The ideographic associations, the author believes, constitute a powerful learning aid which can shorten the time taken to familiarize oneself with these three hundred ancient characters from a period of several months of study to a period of less than 24 hours intense exploration. The explanations given are not explanations of characters as symbols, but plausible ideographic associations of the character’s visual form with the popular meaning the character has in current usage. Further, it is for the first time in recorded history that it is being demonstrated the possibility that all Chinese characters can be understood as pure ideographs.< Less
A Source Book in Chinese Longevity By Livia Kohn
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People today live longer than in any time in history and they want to stay young and active for many years to come. The Chinese have successfully practiced longevity techniques for millennia, working... More > with process-oriented and energy-based methods. Their literature is full of essential insights and practical guidelines to longer, healthier, and happier lives. A Source Book in Chinese Longevity is the first comprehensive collection of traditional longevity sources in English translation. Arranged chronologically, it presents materials from ancient medical manuscripts through medieval manuals and Daoist scriptures to late imperial works that specifically focus on women. Well organized and illustrated, it provides easy access to a treasure trove of information, fascinating to scholars, practitioners, and lay readers alike.< Less
A Source Book in Chinese Longevity By Livia Kohn
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People today live longer than in any time in history and they want to stay young and active for many years to come. The Chinese have successfully practiced longevity techniques for millennia, working... More > with process-oriented and energy-based methods. Their literature is full of essential insights and practical guidelines to longer, healthier, and happier lives. A Source Book in Chinese Longevity is the first comprehensive collection of traditional longevity sources in English translation. Arranged chronologically, it presents materials from ancient medical manuscripts through medieval manuals and Daoist scriptures to late imperial works that specifically focus on women. Well organized and illustrated, it provides easy access to a treasure trove of information, fascinating to scholars, practitioners, and lay readers alike.< Less
THE AFRICAN ORIGINS OF CHINESE CIVILISATION By CHRISTOPHER MUFUDZI MTETWA-CHIRONDA
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The word China originates from various Shona word such as: Chinana, which means beloved child, Chinangwa which means aim, goal or desire, Chinanazi which means pineapple or Chinamata which implies... More > that one should to pray.If you examine the word Chinanazi you will spot of the word ‘Nazi’. The word ‘Nazi’ is a shortened version of the word ‘Anaazi and Ndaziva’, which means children who know i.e. the truth or the ancestral path. The history China is interesting in the sense that it is distinctively and uniquely African, the present day Chinese language is called Mandarin, the word Mandarin is a shortened version of the word “Mandarindira”. This book offers indisputable evidence which proves beyond any reasonable doubt that the ancient Chinese languages such as: Mandarin, Pinyin and Henyu originate from various Bantu (Vantu) languages such as: Zulu, Kalanga, Nguni, Ndebele or the Shona Language.< Less
Tai Chi Ancient Art By Chi Kin Tong
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It is one of the most ancient and complete forms of art, in performance it looks like a graceful classical dance, yet with constant practice of the slow harmonious movement, Tai Chi helps to promote... More > tranquility and physical vitality. There are another functions of Tai Chi can provide a sophisticated method of self-defense, in this book, it also includes the introduction of more than four thousand years of the Chinese history, civilization and the wisdom of the Chinese Calendar. The Tai Chi champion interprets you how to acquire the essence of the art "balance of Yin and Yang"< Less

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