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A Thousand Pieces of Gold

A Thousand Pieces of Gold

Author: Adeline Yen Mah
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A personal account and lively history of 1st-century China, from when most Chinese proverbs are drawn, when a scholar's conversation would be studded with appropriate sayings, and a man's status in society would be defined by his use and knowledge of proverbs. Much of this is still true today.
Author description
Adeline Yen Mah was born in Tianjin, studied in London, and now works and lives in California. She is married with two children.
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General Fields

  • : 9780007124503
  • : collin
  • : collin
  • : October 2002
  • : 216mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : OCT02
  • : 951.05092
  • : 256
  • : maps
  • : Adeline Yen Mah