A Concise Reader of Chinese Culture

  • Chunsong¬†Gan

Part of the China Insights book series (CHINAIN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Chunsong Gan
    Pages 127-215
  3. Chunsong Gan
    Pages 217-261
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 283-289

About this book


This book uses the mutual interactions between Chinese and Western culture as a point of departure in order to concisely introduce the origins and evolution of Chinese culture at the aspects of constitution, thinking, values and atheistic. This book also analyzes utensil culture, constitution culture and ideology culture, which were perfected by absorbing classic arguments from academia. As such, the book offers an essential guide to understanding the development, civilization and key ideologies in Chinese history, and will thus help to promote Chinese culture and increase cultural awareness.


Hongshan Culture Chinese Myths The Regime of "Tianxia" The Son of Heaven and the Emperor Ancient Chinese Military system Main Categories of Chinese Ideologies Wisdom of Chinese People Culture of Rituals and Music Tang Poetry and Song Poetry The Silk Road

Authors and affiliations

  • Chunsong¬†Gan
    • 1
  1. 1.Peking UniversityBeijingChina

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