Penguin Classics: The Classic of Mountains & Seas

Penguin Classics: The Classic of Mountains & Seas by Various
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ISBN
9780140447194
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
336
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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This major source of Chinese mythology (third century BC to second century AD) brings together a treasure trove of rare data and colourful fiction about the mythical figures, rituals, medicince, natural history and ethnic peoples of the ancient world. This eclectic Classic also contains crucial information on early medicine, omens to avert catastrophe, rites of sacrifice, and familiar and unidentified plants and animals. It offers a guided tour of the known world in antiquity, moving outwards from the famous mountains of central China to the lands 'beyond the seas'.
ISBN:
9780140447194
Publication Date:
27 / 07 / 1999
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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