Download Viaje al corazón de China by Vicenta Cobo PDF

By Vicenta Cobo

“Vicenta Cobo es periodista y profesora de Comunicación de Imagen y Sonido. Es autora de Viaje al corazón de China. En el vientre del dragón. Con un billete de avión a Pekín, un diccionario de español-mandarin, una bolsa de viaje ligera y una guía se fue para cumplir un sueño largamente esperado: viajar por China.”
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“Con un lenguaje sencillo y coloquial los angeles autora nos adentra en los misterios de este país, en sus gentes, su cultura, su religión, su gastronomía… permitiendo que cada uno de nosotros se sienta identificado con ese viajero que llevamos dentro.”
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“El relato cuenta, entre sus grandes bendiciones para el lector neófito (y poco dado a los datos excesivos), con apuntes históricos bien estructurados que se distribuyen a lo largo del texto de forma medida y estudiada, huyendo quizá de l. a. pedantería vana.”
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“En sus 203 páginas, con abundantes fotografías de l. a. propia autora, el lector puede sumergirse en una de las culturas más antiguas del mundo, China.”
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Una aventura hacia lo desconocido, un viaje a China que cambiará a l. a. autora de un modo inexplicable y un recorrido por los angeles historia de China, l. a. reciente y l. a. ancestral.

En el año 2006 Vicenta Cobo emprende un viaje a China, una escasa maleta, un billete de avión y un diccionario de mandarín-español serán su única ayuda. Este libro es un relato de aquel viaje espectacular lleno de lirismo y capaz de combinar de un modo equilibrado un recorrido por los angeles China genuine, un descubrimiento de l. a. antigua China que aún sobrevive en pequeños rincones, una serie de recomendaciones a los futuros viajeros y un rico y tierno anecdotario de una travesía que cambiará a l. a. autora para siempre. Un recorrido que muestra sin pedantería los angeles historia y todas las paradojas de los angeles China actual.

Viaje al corazón de China, en el vientre del dragón nos llevará a los hutong, los pequeños callejones en los que aún sobreviven cuadros de costumbres de los angeles China tradicional; los angeles Ciudad Prohibida de Pekín, oculta al mundo hasta hace poco y que llegó a albergar a 10.000 personas; l. a. inmensa Muralla China, construida durante siglos para prevenir las invasiones mongolas; el monte Tai Shan, sagrado para el taoísmo y cuya ascensión supone subir 6.600 escalones; o Shanghai, una ciudad cosmopolita, moderna, mágica y turbia. El libro tiene el tono de un reportaje y va acompañado de unas fotos que, sin ser perfectas, muestran los angeles verdad de este complejo y monstruoso país.

Razones para comprar los angeles obra:

• l. a. calidad literaria del libro está a l. a. altura, e incluso por encima, de su valor como guía de viajes.
• El libro coteja los angeles China real con los angeles historia milenaria de China y descubre un buen número de tópicos existentes sobre China actualmente.
• Conocer China es, en l. a. actualidad, necesario ya que, poco a poco, el gigante asiático se va haciendo con el regulate económico mundial.
• El libro incluye anécdotas del viaje, el lado humano del país y trucos para los futuros viajeros.

Un libro que muestra los angeles magia ancestral del país, pero también l. a. actualidad china, las diferencias sociales, l. a. miseria endémica y los angeles paradójica lucha de un sistema comunista organizado mediante un capitalismo brutal en pugna con los angeles civilización más antigua del mundo.

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Download The Chinese in Cambodia, by William E. Willmott PDF

By William E. Willmott

Even if the chinese language shape just a small fraction of the inhabitants of Southeast Asia, they seem to be a minority of the most important significance to the way forward for many nations, for they regulate a lot of the industrial economic climate of the area. reports were released at the chinese language in Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia. This ebook is the 1st examine of the chinese language in Cambodia. the writer is an anthropologist, however the e-book isn't really written from that viewpoint by myself; it examines the location of the chinese language in Cambodian society from the ancient, the industrial, the criminal, and the demographic issues of view besides.

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Download 'To Get Rich Is Glorious!': China's Stock Markets in the by Carl E. Walter, Fraser T. J. Howie PDF

By Carl E. Walter, Fraser T. J. Howie

This e-book offers a advisor to twenty years of China's inventory markets. Carl Walter and Fraser Howie learn the alterations that experience happened in all parts of China's securities together with felony, regulatory, percentage constitution, issuers, investor base, and marketplace functionality. those themes are tested within the context of the industry's total improvement to focus on the market's present scenario as China enters the hot century.

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Download The Survival of Empire: Portuguese Trade and Society in by G. B. Souza PDF

By G. B. Souza

During this unique learn of the Portuguese Empire within the East, the Estado da India, George Souza seems intimately on the actions of Macao. His objective is to investigate into the character of Portuguese society in China and the South China Sea and clarify why the political and financial actions of the Portuguese crown didn't inhibit the expansion of neighborhood entrepreneurial alternate. He additionally examines the character of Portuguese maritime exchange in Asia and analyses the focal position of Macao as an accessory to the Canton industry. The operations of Portuguese inner most retailers, the so-called 'country traders', are defined and tellingly assessed within the wider context of the commercial improvement of China and Southeast Asia within the 17th and eighteenth centuries.

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Download Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong by Susan Blumberg-Kason PDF

By Susan Blumberg-Kason

A beautiful memoir of an intercultural marriage long past wrong

When Susan, a shy Midwesterner in love with chinese language tradition, all started graduate institution in Hong Kong, she quick fell for Cai, the chinese language guy of her desires. As they exchanged vows, Susan inspiration she'd stumbled into an unique fairy story, until eventually she learned Cai—and his culture—where now not what she thought.

In her riveting memoir, Susan recounts her fight to be the fitting conventional "Chinese" spouse to her more and more controlling and abusive husband. With prepared perception and heart-wrenching candor, she confronts the hopes and dangers of intercultural marriage, together with pushing aside her personal values and wishes to save lots of her courting and safeguard her infant son, Jake. but if Cai threatens to take Jake again to China for strong, Susan needs to locate the braveness to face up for herself, her son, and her future.

Moving among rural China and the bustling towns of Hong Kong and San Francisco, stable chinese language spouse is an eye-opening examine marriage and relations in modern China and the US and an inspiring testomony to the resilience of a mother's love—across any border.

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Download Fundamental Labour Rights in China - Legal Implementation by Ulla Liukkunen, Yifeng Chen PDF

By Ulla Liukkunen, Yifeng Chen

This quantity gathers jointly chapters that deal with the topic of enforcing primary labour rights in China. It explores the criminal framework in addition to key associations and different actors besides the socio-economic context curious about interpretation, implementation, enforcement and total promoting of basic labour rights in China. As a set of chapters, it assembles comparative and collectively complementary views and insights by way of exclusive students from China, Europe and the us. With its huge point of view on implementation, the publication discusses the main topical demanding situations to understanding basic labour rights in China.

China used to be one of the founding contributors of the ILO. With the regulatory strategy of the ILO, primary labour rights have won a brand new foothold as a key pillar in handling the social measurement of globalization. the advance of basic labour rights defense in China may be seen as a part of a bigger improvement inside of China’s family monetary and social transition in addition to its integration into the worldwide economy. whereas China has ratified 4 of the 8 ILO middle conventions, the problem of potent implementation and enforcement within the household context is still. With its in-depth examine on primary labour rights within the specific cultural context of the chinese language adventure, this ebook reports chinese language labour legislations from a number of views, even as reading the broader function of foreign labour criteria in constructing chinese language legislations and society.

This quantity is a impressive expansion of current scholarship on foreign labour criteria, at the one hand, and basic labour rights in China at the different. those chapters completely examine the felony and institutional framework for enforcing labour legislations in China. one of the issues lined are basic labour rights together with freedom from compelled labour, prohibition of use of kid labour and non-discrimination. furthermore, this quantity advantages from socio-historical observations at the cultural logics that tell implementation of basic labour rights in China during which the background and present improvement of chinese language labour legislation are both mirrored with sizeable depth.

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Download Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literature by Li-hua Ying PDF

By Li-hua Ying

Old Dictionary of contemporary chinese language Literature provides a wide standpoint at the improvement and background of literature in smooth China. This ebook bargains a chronology, advent, bibliography, and over three hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, literary and old advancements, tendencies, genres, and ideas that performed a crucial function within the evolution of recent chinese language literature.

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Download Blütenland China — Botanische Berichte und Bilder: I. by Ruth Schneebeli-Graf PDF

By Ruth Schneebeli-Graf

Zur Pflanzengeographie Chinas China oder Sina sagen die einen, andere nennen es Eine einzige Ordnung ist fur das kosmische Leben . Diese letztgenannte Bezeichnung massgebend, und zwar ist es jene Ordnung, die ihm ist eine Ubersetzung des offiziellen chinesischen . 1'\' a die Kultur aufpriigt. " mcns, zhong kuo>. Der zweite-ebenfalls offizielle Riesig gross ist China, das Blutenland. \'on der . 1'\'amc des chinesischen Reichs lautet, Ostgrenze bis zur \Vestgrenze mnfasst es 6o Langen was once so\'iel heisst wie, ssfumen>-oder, ssfutenlamf, ein grade, was once einem Sechstel des Erdumfangs ent identify, der fur dieses Land der Nordhemisphare spricht; Yom Norden zum Suden sind es so Breiten durchaus berechtigt ist, denn hier ist die l.iclfiiltig grade. Das Klima ist kuhl-gemassigt im . 1'\'orden mit stc, artenreichste plants der Alten \\'elt 1.orhandcn. ariden, wustenhaften Gebieten, im Suden hingegen Zudem sind Blumen, Baume und Straucher nicht gibt es tropische Regenwalder mit entsprechend ho nur Schmuck und Zierde, sondern sie sind seit ur her Luftfeuchtigkeit. Der Chomolongma im Eln regulate Zeit mit Bedeutungstiefe 1erankert. Jahreszeit estmassi\' ist mit seinen 884H m der hochste Berg der liches Denken und Fuhlen ist in China lebendig Welt. Der tiefste Punkt in China liegt unter dem geblieben. Auch heute noch eleven eiss jedermann, wel Meeresni\'eau und misst -'54 m; er befindet sich in che Pflanzen unter den '\'ier Edlen> zu 1erstehen der Nahe des Aydingkolsees. Riesenhafte Berge, sind oder 11er d)ie Drei Freunde des Winters> sind."

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Download Hong Kong Connections: Transnational Imagination in Action by Meaghan Morris, Siu Leung Li, Stephen Chan Ching-Kiu PDF

By Meaghan Morris, Siu Leung Li, Stephen Chan Ching-Kiu

Since the Sixties, Hong Kong cinema has helped to form one of many world’s most well-liked cultural genres: motion cinema. Hong Kong motion movies have proved well known over the many years with audiences world wide, they usually have seized the imaginations of filmmakers operating in lots of various cultural traditions and kinds. How will we account for this charm, which alterations because it crosses nationwide borders?

Hong Kong Connections brings best movie students jointly to discover the move of Hong Kong cinema in Japan, Korea, India, Australia, France, and the us, in addition to its hyperlinks with Taiwan, Singapore, and the chinese language mainland. within the technique, this assortment examines diversified cultural contexts for motion cinema’s attractiveness and the issues interested in the transnational examine of worldwide renowned types, suggesting that during order to understand the background of Hong Kong motion cinema’s impact we have to deliver out the diversities in addition to the hyperlinks that represent popularity.

Contributors. Nicole Brenez, Stephen Chan Ching-kiu, Dai Jinhua, David Desser, Laleen Jayamanne, Kim Soyoung, Siu Leung Li, Adrian Martin, S. V. Srinivas, Stephen Teo, Valentina Vitali, Paul Willemen, Rob Wilson, Wong Kin-yuen, Kinnia Yau Shuk-ting, Yung Sai-shing

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