John L. Nevius
274 pag. paperback 14 x 22 cm
This book will rekindle memories of a different time and place for the overseas Chinese who only have a cursory knowledge of their ancestral heritage. While for others, it will open the lid to a vast treasure trove of things Chinese.
This book provides a historical perspective of the Chinese Empire & Its Inhabitants, Confucius and Confucianism, the relgions of China, religious rites and beliefs, superstitions and the science of Feng Shui, modes of divination, Chinese dialects, social customs, festivals and amusements that have distinguished the Chinese way of life for centuries.