The Resource A Geek in China, Matthew B. Christensen, (electronic resource)

A Geek in China, Matthew B. Christensen, (electronic resource)

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A Geek in China
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A Geek in China
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Matthew B. Christensen
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eng
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For every fan of kung fu, steamed dumplings, Confucius and giant skyscrapers, A Geek in China is a hip, smart and concise guide to the Middle Kingdom. Packed with photographs and short articles on all aspects of Chinese culture, past and present, A Geek in China introduces readers to everything from Taoism and Confucianism to pop music and China's new middle class. A mix of traditional culture, such as highlights of Chinese history, great historical and mythological figures, traditional medicine, how the Chinese language works, real Chinese food, martial arts, and how the Chinese Communist Party works, is complimented with information on what makes China unique today. Chapters discuss why China is so crowded, what it's like to work in an office, internet and cell phone culture, dating and marriage practices, top popular movies and movie stars, the contemporary art scene, China's amazing new architecture and infrastructure, and popular holidays. It also contains chapters on what makes the Chinese tick, such as the importance of harmony in society, the practice of humility, and the importance of hierarchy. For visitors to the country, the author includes sections on what to see, both common cultural sites and off-the-beaten-track sites
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A Geek in China, Matthew B. Christensen, (electronic resource)
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9781462918362
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27299AE5-92DF-4DC8-BE49-C07CB530BBA6
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Label
A Geek in China, Matthew B. Christensen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781462918362
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
27299AE5-92DF-4DC8-BE49-C07CB530BBA6
System details
  • Adobe PDF eBook
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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