Chinese New Year-Images of Asia
Patricia Bjaaland Welch
Oxford University Press
72 pag. hardcover 14 x 20 cm
No date in the Chinese calendar is accorded greater importance than New Year's Day. This colorful book provides a complete introduction and guide to the celebration of the Lunar New Year, describing its origins and such contemporary practices as holiday greetings, gift-giving, and food.
Directed at tourists and residents alike, it explores customs both in China and among Chinese communities worldwide.