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Fengshui ABCs

Fengshui ABCs Astronomy. geography. and ergonomics are the three scientific bolsterers of Chinese fengshui theory. The harmony among heaven. people. and earth is the highest principle of Chinese fengshui. Ancient Chinese scientific theory...

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Architecture and Confucianism

Architecture and Confucianism 1. Confucianism and the Confucian code Confucius (551-479 BC) established the Confucian school of thought around 500 BC. during China`s Spring and Autumn Period (770-476BC). Confucianism quickly became one of...

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Chinese Literature: Mirror of History

China has one of the earliest civilizations in the world. The brilliance of Chinese literature. with its long history. and diversified genres and forms. rivals any great literature in the world. The Book of Poetry. the earliest anthology o...

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Architecture and Popular Chinese beliefs

Architecture and Popular Chinese beliefs Popular Chinese culture encompasses a number of non-religious belief systems. The blending of various religious deities and non-religious spirits gave rise to the Chinese people`s characteristically...

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Firecrackers

The sound of firecrackers is a distinctive feature on Chinese festivals and joyous personal occasions. Firecrackers are called by various names at different times and in different parts of the country. At the very beginning. crackers were...

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chinese Family

Family is the cell of the society. and archons of past dynasties all paid great attention to the stability of families. which affected the stability of the society and the regime of the archon as well. In the Past The Chinese family as it...

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Architecture and Culture

Architecture is frozen music. Architecture is culture made tangible. The German poet Goethe(1749-1832)once characterized architecture as ``frozen music.`` One might also say that architecture is culture made tangible. When talking about an...

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Chinese Names

In China. the first question to start up a conversation between two strangers usually is: May I have your name. please? How Many Names in China? The full name of a Han Chinese is composed of two parts: the surname and the given name. while...

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Consumption

The shortage of daily necessities is now no longer to be found at the Chinese market. Great changes have taken place in the residents` consumption structure. Of the consumption expenditure. the expenses of food. clothing and basic daily ut...

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chinese Genealogy

In the history of the Chinese people. there are three important elements: China`s history. the local gazette and a clan`s genealogy. amongst which. genealogy has the longest history and is the most influential. Jia Pu (genealogy). also kno...

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