Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts: Festivals of China


Stepanchuk, Carol,Wong, Charles Choy



Tells About Chinese Festivals With Information On Their History, Traditional Foods, And Color Photographs. Festivals Of The Living. The New Year Festival ; The Dragon Boat Festival ; The Mid-autumn Festival — Festivals Of The Dead. Clear Brightness Festival ; Feast Of The Hungry Ghosts — Festivals Of Romance And Compassion, Survival And Marriage. Festival Of The Cowherd And The Weaving Maiden ; Tian Hou, Protectress Of Seafarers ; Double Yang Day ; The Rites Of Matrimony — Festivals Of Earth, Water, Wind, And Fire: National Minorities Of China — Appendix. The Chinese Calendar ; Major Birthdays And Festivals ; Symbols Of Celebration ; Setting A Table Fit For The Gods ; Symbols And Images Of Long Life, Happiness And Good Fortune ; Chronology Of Dynasties. Carol Stepanchuk And Charles Wong. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 138-143).


Publisher: China Books & Periodicals
Date_published: 1992
Language: en
Pages: 146
ISBN-10: 0835124819
ISBN-13: 9780835124812
Dimensions: Height: 8.25 Inches, Length: 7.5 Inches, Weight: 0.85 Pounds, Width: 0.75 Inches
Binding: Paperback

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