Understanding Chinese Culture: Philosophy, Religion, Science and Technology

Understanding Chinese Culture: Philosophy, Religion, Science and Technology

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811340826
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 12/25/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 249
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Philosophy and Religion.- Politics and Law.- Education, Science and Technology.- Language and Writing.- Literature.- Economy and Trade.- National Defense and Military Culture.- Sports.- Cultural Industries.- National Spirit.

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