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Annual customs and festivals in Peking as recorded in the Yen-ching Sui-shih-chi by Tun Li-ch'en. [Yanjing suishiji 燕京歲時記. English]
AuthorDun Lichen 敦禮臣, 1855-1911
Bodde, Derk, 1909-2003
Pub. LocationHong Kong 香港PublisherHong Kong University Press
Date1965Phys. Desc.xxviii, 147 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberGT4883.P4 T8 1965
Annual customs and festivals in Peking as recorded in the Yen-ching Sui-shih-chi by Tun Li-ch'en / translated and annotated by Derk Bodde.
Bibliography: p. [128]-130.
Chinese title on facing t.p.: Yanjing suishiji 燕京歲時記.
Topics include: Door gods, months, New Year's Day, eight treasures, God of Wealth (Cai Shen), temples, sun cakes, Spring Equinox, mountains, elm-seed cakes, orioles, pastries, roses and peonies, dragon boat festival, God of Horses, God of War, laterns, Mid-Autumn Festival, holiday food, birds, cakes, melons, toys, games, kites, shuttlecocks, fruits, jackets turned inside out, cabbage, gate gods, New Years Eve, money tree, calendar of festivals, list of firecrackers, etc. in text, Chinese weights, measures, currency.
Subject(s)Beijing 北京--Social life and customs
Festivals--China--Beijing
Festivals--China--Calendars
Dun Lichen 敦禮臣, 1855-1911. Yanjing suishiji 燕京歲時記--Translations into English
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish, Chinese
CollectionRicci Institute Library [M5]Edition2nd ed., rev.Rec. #10317
LCCN65-8424OCLC492912