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A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China) by  Xining Li Qifeng Fu - Hardcover - 2002 - from Books of the World and Biblio.com

A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China)

by Qifeng Fu, Xining Li

Condition: Very Good


Rare. Presentation copy issued by the PRC government to foreign institutions and VIPs. Boxed set includes hardcover book, CD-ROM for windows computers and a VHS tape. All are unused and suitable for gifting. Box shows minor shelfwear. Book cover shows many very-small bubble-like spots, most on the rear. See photo. Ninety page book with many color illustrations provides an overview of Chinese acrobatics and how it developed from diverse origins such as hunting, farming, the military, ritual, games and sports, palace entertainments and cultural exchange. CD-ROM includes music clips, text and images. Videocassette shows 16 winning acrobatic performances from competition in a range of disciplines, including unfixed pole climbing, plate spinning, contortionism, chair stacking and loose steel wire stunts. Purchasers should take precautions against the possibility that the PRC-government produced CD-ROM may host spyware. No date. Published by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China approximately 2002.


  • Seller: Books of the World US (US)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 2002
  • Title: A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China)
  • Author: Qifeng Fu, Xining Li
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China
  • Place: Beijing
  • Date published: 2002
  • Keywords: China, Chinese, culture, sports, acrobatics
  • Bookseller catalogs: China;
  • Size: 8vo


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