China: Empire of Living Symbols [Audiobook] download free by Cecilia Lindqvist

China: Empire of Living Symbols Audiobook download free by Cecilia Lindqvist
  • Listen audiobook: China: Empire of Living Symbols
  • Author: Cecilia Lindqvist
  • Release date: 2008/11/14
  • Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Dictionaries and Languages
  • ISBN: 9780306816093
  • Rating: 9.9 of 10
  • Votes: 895
  • Review by: Petrina Sumner
  • Review rating: 7.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/26
  • Duration: 5H43M52S in 256 kbps (89.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-26
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MP3, FLAC, MPC, WAV, MPEG-4 ALS, MPEG4 (compression RAR, BZ2, ZIP, RPM, TAR)
  • Total pages original book: 448
  • Includes a PDF summary of 53 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 40M40S (10.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The origins of Chinese ideographs were not known until 1899, when a scholar went to an apothecary for some medicine made of dragon bone.' To his surprise, the bone, which had not yet been ground into powder, contained a number of carved inscriptions. Thus began the exploration of the 3000-year-old sources of the written characters still used in China today. In this unparalleled and deeply researched book, Cecilia Lindqvist tells the story of these characters and shows how their shapes and concepts have permeated all of Chinese thought, architecture, art, and culture.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Asian History, Writing Systems, Alphabets
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 32.10 USD
  • Dimensions: 200x210x32mm
  • Weight: 952.54g
  • Printed by: Da Capo Press Inc
  • Published in: Cambridge, MA, United Kingdom

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