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The Chinese Mind: Understanding Traditional Chinese Beliefs and Their Influence on Contemporary Culture

$27.99

The Chinese Mind: Understanding Traditional Chinese Beliefs and Their Influence on Contemporary Culture

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A fascinating examination of contemporary Chinese culture, The Chinese Mind offers an informative, accessible look at the values, attitudes and behavior patterns of modern China-and their roots in the history of this ancient nation.

This excellent overview of Chinese tradition, history and culture is perfect for the classroom, for tourists or outsiders living or doing business in China, and for inspiring discussion among readers. Covering everything from the importance of Confucius, the great Chinese philosopher, to the influence of foreign fast food and video games, this book provides a wide-ranging glimpse into the seemingly opaque Chinese mind.

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Weight 255 g
Dimensions 140 × 216 mm
Author

Boye Lafayette De Mente

Author Bio

Boye Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, and Korea since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, trade journalist, editor, and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (now Thunderbird: The School of Global Management). His 70-plus books include Etiquette Guide to China, Instant Chinese and Survival Chinese.

ISBN

9780804840118

Book Type

Paperback / softback

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