The Brush & the Spur-Chinese Culture & the Cockfight
Robert Joe Cutter
Chinese University Press
255 pag. hardcover 16 x 24 cm
This book examines this trial of references to cockfighting, beginning in 517 B.C. and extending into modern times. Works by China's famous poets and prose stylists, information from historical, philosophical and religious documents, and comments on parallels and contrasts with other cultures are included.