Bamboo In China: Arts, Crafts And A Cultural History

by Shen Min

Bamboo In China: Arts, Crafts And A Cultural History

Price:  US$15.12   (SGD21.00*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 127 pages
Published:  2012, USA, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9781602201323
SB#:  052053 (704)

About This Book

Bamboo has always of course been a major element in China's culture and technology. This concise, well-illustrated book describes bamboo usage from many angles. It overviews bamboo's place: in cultural development including in works of art and ideograms; in Neolithic life, as means of production, to facilitate the work of scholars, in music, transport, agriculture and warfare, in engineering and also as food; in bamboo usage for manufacturing, wearing and dyeing; in the production of uniquely Chinese products including fans, oilpaper umbrellas, curtains and many handicraft. With a Dynasty chronology.

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