Chinese Customs and Wisdoms

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 2.2

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

2. The Main Value

2.2. Wedding of Yesterday and Today

Changes in wedding ceremonies in China during the last 100 years; ancient wedding ceremony; revolutionary colors of 1950s weddings; wedding during Cultural Revolution; modest ceremonies in 1970s and beginning of luxury in 1980s; wedding industry today; marriage registration; marriage certificate and wedding ceremony.

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 2.3

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

2. The Main Value

2.3. One Family, One Child

Family planning policy in China; why do Chinese prefer boys to girls?; family planning policy for national minorities; family policy – late marriages, late childbirths; family planning means; many urban women don’t want to have children.

To raise child in modern China is expensive; budget for upbringing a child; traditional game during the first anniversary – how to determine a child’s future; entering the university is the best future for every child; one child is always an egoist, isn’t he?; children in old China.

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 2.4

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

2. The Main Value

2.5. Who Wants To Be a God?

Elder people and their hobbies: taijiquan, calligraphy, chess; Chinese attitude to aging; filial piety is the fundament of the traditional life style; family rituals and traditions; “God of Longevity” competition; typical Chinese family and new trends.

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 3.1

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

3. Everlasting Feast

3.1. Heavenly Pleasures        

Chinese cuisine is one of the world’s main; food for Chinese is a source of pure pleasure; ingredients; yin-yang principle in cuisine; philosophical principle of “putting real into false” in culinary; food with deep meaning – rituals related to food.

Chinese Customs and Wisdoms 3.2

This book is a real guide for all those interested in China customs and traditions. The author tells about ancient traditions of this mysterious country, its history and modern days, about everyday life, family, holidays, cuisine and philosophy behind every famous dish.

3. Everlasting Feast

3.2. Mommy, Where Do Dumplings Come From?

Dumplings are national dish of which cuisine – Russian, Chinese or Italian?; 130 kinds of dumplings’ stuffing; symbols behind dumplings; steamed, fried, gote dumplings; Northern Cuisine; famous Peking roasted duck; Mongolian influence in the Northern Cuisine – barbeque and hotpot. Beijing light snacks.