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A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China) by  Xining Li Qifeng Fu - First Edition - 2002 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000001530)

A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China)

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A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China)

by Qifeng Fu, Xining Li

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  • hardcover
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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.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000001530
Title
A Primer of Chinese Acrobatics (Meet a Cultural China)
Author
Qifeng Fu, Xining Li
Format/binding
Boxed set: hardcover book, CD-ROM, VHS tape
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China
Place of Publication
Beijing
Date published
2002
Keywords
China, Chinese, culture, sports, acrobatics
Bookseller catalogs
China; Games & Sports;
Size
8vo

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Selling books from around the world. I am not a professional bookseller. Rather, I am finding new homes for the library I have collected over five decades.

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