China's sacred sites

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TitleChina's sacred sites
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsNan Shun-xun, & Foit-Albert Beverly
Date Published2006///
PublisherHimalayan Institute Press
Place PublishedHonesdale, Penn., USA
ISBN Number9780893892623 089389262
Abstract

"Examines how Chinese mountainscape culture merges architecture and nature by documenting over 50 ancient architectural and environmental sites, and featuring over 250 photographs and 100 architectural drawings. Provides overview of traditional Chinese philosophies of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism, and explains the historical roots of feng shui, yin and yang, and chi"--Provided by publisher.