China's Living Houses: Folk Beliefs, Symbols, and Household Ornamentation

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China's Living Houses: Folk Beliefs, Symbols, and Household Ornamentation - Knapp, Ronald G

It has been said that for the Chinese "a house is a living symbol" one endowed with meaning and the result of conscious action. This well-written and copiously illustrated book reveals dwellings as the dynamic entities that express the vitality of Chinese families as each journeys through life. As Ronald G. Knapp has shown in earlier studies of ... Read More

China's Living Houses: Folk Beliefs, Symbols, and Household Ornamentation 1999, University of Hawaii Press

ISBN-13: 9780824819989

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