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Sharing the Beauty of China: Chinese Arts & Crafts (English Edition)

Author:Hang Jian,Guo Qiuhui

Publication date:2018-08-01

ISBN:9787508540115

Language:English

Abstract:

The heaven has time, the earth has vitality, material has beauty, work has ingenuity. Chinese arts and crafts enjoy a unique reputation in the history of material civilization among various nations in the world. For several thousands of years, people’s handicrafts in their development echoed with t...
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The heaven has time, the earth has vitality, material has beauty, work has ingenuity. Chinese arts and crafts enjoy a unique reputation in the history of material civilization among various nations in the world. For several thousands of years, people’s handicrafts in their development echoed with the rhythm of lifeworking with the rising sun and reposing at sunset. All species of handicrafts in their earliest states are related to usage: always practical, plain and warm, and in possession of a wisdom that adapts to agricultural civilization. Even the highend handicrafts at the court and among the literati, such unpretentious tradition still remain and reveal a touch of pragmatic trace. All this is associated with the everlasting farming culture of China and her exceptional geographical position, which has left us rich cultural heritage in which wisdom of life and human creation iscontained.

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  • Cover

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  • Titlepage

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  • Contents

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  • Author Introduction

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  • Foreword

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  • History and Background of the Traditional Arts and Crafts of China

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  • Arts and Crafts in the Field of Utensil

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  • Arts and Crafts in the Field of Appareler

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  • Arts and Crafts in the Field of Furnishings

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  • Arts and Crafts in the Field of Adornment

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  • Arts and Crafts in the Field of Entertainment

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  • Arts and Crafts in the Field of Commerce

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  • Legends concerning Traditional Arts and Crafts of China

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  • The Transition and Development of Traditional Chinese Arts and Crafts at the Present Age

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  • Appendix: Chronological Table of the Chinese Dynasties

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  • Copyright

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  • Backcover

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