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Chinese Culture and Geography. By Drew Shields Cory Dallam Derek Brooks. Geography. China stretches some 5,000 kilometers across the East Asian landmass of broad plains, expansive deserts, lofty mountain ranges, including vast areas of inhospitable terrain. Geography.
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Chinese Culture and Geography By Drew Shields Cory Dallam Derek Brooks
Geography • China stretches some 5,000 kilometers across the East Asian landmass of broad plains, expansive deserts, lofty mountain ranges, including vast areas of inhospitable terrain.
Geography • The eastern half of the country, its seacoast fringed with offshore islands, is a region of fertile lowlands, foothills, mountains, desert, steppes, subtropical areas. The western half of China is a region of sunken basins, rolling plateaus, towering massifs, including, a portion of the highest tableland on Earth.
Culture • Chinese culture is influenced by Confucianism and Taoism.
Chinese Astrology • Chinese astrology includes the Lunisolar calendar, 12 Chinese zodiacs for each year. Every new changing zodiac is celebrated by a Chinese New Year.
12 Chinese Zodiac Animals • Rat • Ox • Tiger • Rabbit • Dragon • Snake • Horse • Goat • Monkey • Rooster • Dog • Pig
Chinese Holidays • Chinese New Year Eve • Chinese New Year • Lantern Festival • Qing Ming Jie (Tomb Sweeping) • Dragon Boat Festival • The Night of Sevens • Spirit Festival • Mid Autumn Festival • Double Ninth Festival • Winter Solstice Festival • Laba Festival
Bibliography • Information: • http://www.wikipedia.org/
Bibliography • Pictures: • http://www.strangehorizons.com/2005/zodiac/zodiac.shtml • http://www.amgmedia.com/freephotos/buddha.jpg