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An edition of Chinese mythology (1968)

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An edition of Chinese mythology (1968)

Chinese mythology.

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Publisher
Hamlyn
Language
English
Pages
141

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Discusses the myths and gods of ancient China and their sources.

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Cover of: Chinese mythology
Chinese mythology
1985, P. Bedrick Books
in English - New rev. ed.
Cover of: Chinese mythology
Chinese mythology
1983, Newnes
in English - New rev. ed.
Cover of: Chinese mythology
Chinese mythology
1975, Hamlyn
in English
Cover of: Chinese mythology.

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London

Table of Contents

Chronology of mythical and historical dynasties: Chinese setting: Early peoples: Yangshao
Lungshan
First historical period: Shang
Growth of a feudal society: Rise of Chou
Emergence of Chhin
Unification of China
Myths and their sources: Li Szu and the burning of books
Fall of Chhin
Confucianism rewritten
Other philosophical schools
Creation of the world: Order from chaos
Creation of man
Structure of the physical world
Heavenly bodies
Earth, water and wind: Eastern sea
Cardinal mountains
Count of the river
Useful arts: Nu-kua and Fu-hsi
Yao and Khun
Yu, master of floods
Shen-nung
Huang ti and Chhih-yu
Peasant myths: Ox, helper of farmers
Origins of crops
Pumpkin-girl and the Great Wall
Tshai, the brickmaker
Popular myths of the great gods
Heavenly empire: Supreme emperor
Household and personal gods
Kuan Ti, the god of war
Sky-god and his bureaucrats
Gds of the soil: district administrators
Guardians of the home
Demon spirits
Men and animals: How the oxen twisted their horns
Dog who married a princess
Farmer who befriended a fox
Monkey
Miraculous chhi-lin
Modern Myths: Prince who could not find a wife
Peasant girl and the princess.

Edition Notes

Illus. on lining papers.

Bibliography: p. 136.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
299.51
Library of Congress
GR335 .C568

The Physical Object

Pagination
5-141 p.
Number of pages
141

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5261081M
Internet Archive
chinesemythology00chri
LCCN
75368710
OCLC/WorldCat
41132
Goodreads
4343532

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