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Introduction to Western Culture

Cultural History, Religion, Politics, Folklore and Tourism

  • Guobin Xu
  • Yanhui Chen
  • Lianhua Xu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Guobin Xu, Yanhui Chen, Lianhua Xu
    Pages 1-24
  3. Guobin Xu, Yanhui Chen, Lianhua Xu
    Pages 25-56
  4. Guobin Xu, Yanhui Chen, Lianhua Xu
    Pages 57-89
  5. Guobin Xu, Yanhui Chen, Lianhua Xu
    Pages 91-128
  6. Guobin Xu, Yanhui Chen, Lianhua Xu
    Pages 129-162
  7. Guobin Xu, Yanhui Chen, Lianhua Xu
    Pages 163-187

About this book

Introduction

Promoting cultural understanding in a globalized world, this collection provides a concise and unique introduction to western culture, through the voices of Chinese scholars. Written by a team of experts in their fields, the book starts with an introduction to western philosophy and covers an interdisciplinary range of topics across literature, language, music, art and religion. It addresses such issues as tourism and etiquette, as well as the key differences of distinct cultures, providing readers with a succinct yet effective way to master a basic understanding of Western culture.

Keywords

Basic Understanding of Western Culture Introduction to Western Culture and Philosophy Western Culture, Literature and Language Cultural Distinctiveness of the West Tourism and Western Etiquette

Editors and affiliations

  • Guobin Xu
    • 1
  • Yanhui Chen
    • 2
  • Lianhua Xu
    • 3
  1. 1.Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina
  3. 3.Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina

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