About Us |  FREE UK delivery for orders over £60  |   | 

Gift Ideas
CATEGORIES
Culture 
General
The Spirit of the Chinese People (with English version)




The Spirit of the Chinese People (with English version)

中国人的精神


By  
GU Hongming (Author)

Shanghai Joint Publishing Co., 2009
£7.95
  (9,62 )
Paperback
In Stock
(only 1 copy left in stock)
Dispatched within 1 working day



ShareOn

     

    About this book


Chinas image was seriously twisted since the late Qing Dynasty. Gu Hongming, the eccentric master of Western and Chinese learning, published The Spirit of the Chinese People in English in 1915, defending the dignity of Chinese culture with his pen and lifting the Wests bias toward China to some extent. The book was a big sensation in the Western world and was later translated into many languages. In the book, the author compared the Chinese people to the American, British, German and French to highlight the Chinese characteristics: the American people are broad, simple, but not deep; the English are deep, simple, but not broad; the Germans are deep, broad, but not simple; the French have not the depth of nature of the Germans nor the broadness of mind of the Americans nor the simplicity of mind of the English, but a quality of mind viz. delicacy; and only the Chinese people have all of the above superb qualities.
 
    Details
 
ISBN: 9787542631312
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 299
Sizes: 230x150mm
Publication: 1/2009
Weight: 451g
Languages:
English, Chinese


    Related Books
 

Visit us
Why not come and browse our books?
We are 20 minutes away from Paddington!
Trade
CypressBooks works with trade and institutional customers.
Work with us
Check out our new job opportunities.
   
Cypress Books

 
 Unit 6, Provident Industrial Estate
 Pump Lane, HAYES, London
 UB3 3NE
 United Kingdom
 
 Tel: 0044 (0)20 8848 0572
 Fax: 0044 (0)20 85611062
 
 Monday to Friday 0900 - 1700
 Closed on UK public holidays
Guanghwa Bookshop
 
 112 Shaftesbury Avenue
 London
 W1D 5EJ
 United Kingdom
 
 Tel: 0044 (0)20 74373737
 

 Monday to Saturday 1030 - 1930
 Sunday 1100 - 1930

Thanks you for sign up to the newsletter. You will start to receive them from the next issue.