Chinese Mythology A to Z

Chinese Mythology A to Z

Jeremy Roberts


For greater than 3,000 years, from the traditional Xia dynasty to state-of-the-art People's Republic of China, China has sustained essentially the most complicated and culturally effective civilizations on the planet. popular for the nice Wall of China, porcelain ceramics, a posh writing process, and philosophles similar to Confucianism and Taoism, China is additionally the resource of a magnificent culture of delusion and folklore. Many deities, tales, locations, and ideas populate chinese language mythology, and chinese language Mythology A to Z bargains a readable advent to those and different comparable subject matters. overlaying every thing from the Blue Dragon, bridge gods, and Buddha to carp, Chang Hsien, and Confucius, chinese language Mythology A to Z presents infrequent perception into the myths of the chinese language peoples, in a structure that's effortless to exploit and pleasant to learn. Containing enormous quantities of entries and illustrated all through, the booklet brings chinese language myths to lifestyles, giving readers a glimpse of a tradition that could be a long way assorted from the one who they're accustomed to at domestic.

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