Customs and Etiquette

  • Guobin Xu
  • Yanhui Chen
  • Lianhua Xu


Chapter  9, “Folk Customs and Etiquette,” was written by Zhu Zhigang and translated by Zhou Yajuan. After a brief discussion of the features and functions of customs and etiquette, the chapter focuses on the important traditional rites of a typical Chinese life: birth, enlightenment, puberty, wedding, birthday celebrations, and funeral. It then goes on to introduce rituals among family members and those on social occasions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guobin Xu
    • 1
  • Yanhui Chen
    • 1
  • Lianhua Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina

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