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China's Cultural Relics

3rd Edition


Part of Introductions to Chinese Culture

  • Date Published: August 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521186568

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  • China is the birthplace of one of the world's most ancient civilisations and an immense quantity and variety of cultural relics have been preserved on China's vast territory. Utilising a wealth of archaeological evidence, China's Cultural Relics provides an illustrated introduction to the artifacts that survive from different periods of Chinese history, and the collection and preservation of these precious relics in modern times. Covering a wide range of topics representative of Chinese culture, including pottery, porcelain, jade and bronze, Li Li provides a glimpse into ancient China.

    • An accessible introduction to the rich variety of cultural relics preserved by one of the world's most ancient civilisations
    • Written by a Chinese expert whose work is not widely available outside of China
    • Full color illustrations support the discussion throughout
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    Product details

    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Date Published: August 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521186568
    • length: 168 pages
    • dimensions: 230 x 156 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.32kg
    • contains: 100 colour illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Painted pottery
    2. Jade artifacts
    3. Bronze ware
    4. Porcelain
    5. Sculpture
    6. Painting
    7. Furniture
    8. Arts and crafts
    9. The collection and preservation of cultural relics
    Appendix: chronological table of the Chinese dynasties.

  • Author

    Li Li
    Li Li is a graduate of Peking University. A member of the China Archaeology Society and associate editor of Cultural Relics, published by the National Bureau of Cultural Relics of China, Li is the author of many books on the history of Chinese art and Chinese civilisation.

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