Chinese Foods (Cultural China Series)

Chinese Foods (Cultural China Series)
Language English
ISBN13: 9787508506135
Author: Liu Junru
Goodreads Rating: 3.33
ISBN10: 7508506138
Pages: 150
Published: December 1st 2004 by China Intercontinental Press
Genre: Uncategorized

Part of the educational and beautifully produced Cultural China Series, this book focuses on the long history of garments and ornaments in China, which are considered one of the necessities of life, as well part of China’s traditional craft heritage. This book discusses the development of garment making through archeological investigation, and the portrayals of different types of clothing in ancient texts and drawings. As a retrospective of garments throughout Chinese history, we can define cultural movements throughout the centuries. In vivid color, with illustrations and photographs accompanying the text throughout.