The Resource A Geek in China: : Discovering the Land of Bullet Trains, Alibaba & Bling Bling, (ebook)

A Geek in China: : Discovering the Land of Bullet Trains, Alibaba & Bling Bling, (ebook)

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A Geek in China: : Discovering the Land of Bullet Trains, Alibaba & Bling Bling
Title
A Geek in China:
Title remainder
Discovering the Land of Bullet Trains, Alibaba & Bling Bling
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Language
eng
Summary
For every fan of kung fu, steamed dumplings, Confucius and giant skyscrapers, A Geek in China is a hip, smart and concise guide to the Middle Kingdom. Packed with photographs and short articles on all aspects of Chinese culture, past and present, A Geek in China introduces readers to everything from Taoism and Confucianism to pop music and China's new middle class. A mix of traditional culture, such as highlights of Chinese history, great historical and mythological figures, traditional medicine, how the Chinese language works, real Chinese food, martial arts, and how the Chinese Communist Party works, is complimented with information on what makes China unique today. Chapters discuss why China is so crowded, what it's like to work in an office, internet and cell phone culture, dating and marriage practices, top popular movies and movie stars, the contemporary art scene, China's amazing new architecture and infrastructure, and popular holidays. It also contains chapters on what makes the Chinese tick, such as the importance of harmony in society, the practice of humility, and the importance of hierarchy. For visitors to the country, the author includes sections on what to see, both common cultural sites and off-the-beaten-track sites
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Midwest
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Christensen, Matthew B
Dewey number
951.05902219999996
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Etiquette
  • National characteristics, Chinese
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adult
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A Geek in China: : Discovering the Land of Bullet Trains, Alibaba & Bling Bling, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462918362
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11826918
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remote
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11826918
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MWT11826918
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A Geek in China: : Discovering the Land of Bullet Trains, Alibaba & Bling Bling, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462918362
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11826918
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11826918
System control number
MWT11826918
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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