The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over 5,000 years, comprised of 7,000 word pieces by more than 20 world-leading academics and experts.
Addressing areas such as China studies, cultural studies, cultural management, and more specific areas - such as religion, opera, Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy, material culture, performing arts, and visual arts - this encyclopedia covers all major aspects of traditional Chinese culture.
The volume is intended to be a detailed reference for graduate students on a variety of courses, and also for undergraduate students on survey courses to Chinese culture.
About the Author:
Chan Sin-wai is Professor and Dean of the School of Humanities and Languages, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong, China. His teaching and research interests lie mainly in the areas of translation studies, translation technology, and bilingual lexicography. He has published more than 60 books in 80 volumes, mainly scholarly monographs, dictionaries, and translated works in different fields. His most recent book publications include The Future of Translation Technology: Towards a world without Babel (2016), An Encyclopedia of Practical Translation and Interpreting (2018), The Human Factor in Machine Translation (2018), and A New Comprehensive Cantonese-Putonghua-English Dictionary (2019).