Provides a detailed and complete study of various aspects of Chinese popular culture.
A reference that provides in 18 chapters a comprehensive and current bibliographical and descriptive study of Chinese popular culture, including food, tea drinking, religion, herbal medicine, sports, mass media, traditional drama, film, science fiction, comic art, calligraphy, popular rural architecture, and transportation. Each chapter provides a survey of research materials and an overview of the most significant points of critical concern. An extensive closing bibliography provides references for topics not treated in the volume. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)