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By Martha Avery, Li Xianyao, Luo Zhewen

ISBN-10: 7508506030

ISBN-13: 9787508506036

A part of the academic and fantastically produced Cultural China sequence, this ebook specializes in the wealth of gadgets and continues to be which were preserved on China’s sizeable territory and underground, a lot of which has been gathered and exhibited in a variety of museums. In brilliant colour, with illustrations and images accompanying the textual content all through.

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Cultural Arts This is divided into eight segments that include the development of Tibetan-script books, documents and scrolls, the arts of Tibetan theater, Tibetan musical instruments, Tibetan medicine, Tibetan astronomy and Contributions of China’s National Minorities calendar reckoning, Tibetan sculpture, and thanka or painting arts. Altogether, these 55 depict an artistic and cultural overview of the last thousand years of Tibetan arts and thoroughly display the once-glorious peaks of Tibetan arts and culture.

China's Museums 60 Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Museum ♦Address: Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Yinchuan City, Jingning Street, #2 T he Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Museum is in the capital of the region, Yinchuan city, in the old city district. It is located in the grounds of the Chengtian Temple and uses the main building of the temple as its central hall. This was built in traditional manner in 1988 on the foundations of a Qing dynasty building; the rest of the buildings are auxiliary halls also built around 1988.

Presently, the museum opened new exhibits called the Xinjiang History Exhibition and the Xinjiang People’s Customs Exhibition. The history exhibit shows the history of Xinjiang by using material from its rich collections and highlighting material from recent archaeological discoveries. The Customs exhibition introduces the customs and cultural lifestyles of twelve different ethnic groups in Xinjiang, including the Uighur, Kazakh, Mongolian, Kirgiz, Hui, Tajik, Uzbek, Russian, Tatar, Daur, Xibo, and Manchu.

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