Download E-books Chinese Adolescents in Hong Kong: Family Life, Psychological Well-Being and Risk Behavior (Quality of Life in Asia) PDF

This publication records the findings of a 3-year longitudinal examine at the caliber of relatives existence, own future health and probability habit in chinese language teens in Hong Kong. It provides the profiles of caliber of relations lifestyles (family functioning, parental behavioral regulate, parental mental keep an eye on, and parent-child relational qualities); own health (positive adolescence improvement and lifestyles delight measures); and adolescent hazard habit (substance abuse, delinquency, self-harm and suicidal habit, and behavioral intentions to interact in danger habit) in numerous adolescent populations throughout time. It additionally examines theoretical matters about the interrelationships among kinfolk caliber of lifestyles, mental future health and probability habit in youth. virtually talking, the findings will help adolescence employees take pleasure in the significance of relations caliber of existence and confident formative years improvement in shaping the non-public health and threat habit in chinese language kids in Hong Kong.

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Download E-books Chinese Dates: A Traditional Functional Food (Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals) PDF

By Dongheng Liu, Xingqian Ye, Yueming Jiang

Chinese Dates: a conventional useful Food offers exact info on chinese language dates (jujubes) as general moral meals and standard health-promoting meals. It conveys a greater figuring out of Asian foodstuff cultures and offers ancient info in regard to standard sensible meals and their nutritional functions. It discusses the health-promoting merits of a large choice of jujube culmination and covers various jujube items, reminiscent of jujube fruit juice and muffins. It additionally appears into the various different types of jujube fruit-based medicated diets, describes cutting edge new processing applied sciences and novel jujube items, and examines ethnomedicinal makes use of, pharmacological task, and phytochemical constitutes of jujubes.

The book’s 4 sections and nineteen chapters supply details on chinese language date’s foundation, distribution, forms, chemical composition, biochemical houses, conventional items and know-how, cutting edge processing know-how, nutrients use, and wellbeing and fitness merits. the 1st part explores the starting place, distribution, germplasm, and growing to be stipulations of chinese language dates. It additionally examines conventional jujube-based useful meals from a ancient perspective.

The moment part seems to be into the chemical and biochemical houses of chinese language dates besides their healthiness advantages. themes inside this part comprise a assessment of the present wisdom of fruit composition; chemical, organic, and antioxidant homes of jujubes from various realms; and a mathematical research of the connection among the composition and bioactivities of jujube fruit harvested at varied phases of ripeness. This part additionally explores ethnomedicinal makes use of and pharmacological job, phytochemical materials and health and wellbeing advantages, and polysaccharide composition.

Chinese date items and postharvest know-how are coated within the 3rd part, which incorporates a dialogue of drying know-how and postharvest remedies affecting garage caliber. The fourth and ultimate part bargains with the chinese language date in a variety of international locations, together with Australia, Turkey, Iran, and Romania.

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Download E-books Chinese Drugs of Plant Origin: Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Use in Traditional and Modern Medicine PDF

By Professor Dr. Weici Tang, Professor Dr. Gerhard Eisenbrand (auth.)

Traditional chinese language drugs has been used for hundreds of thousands of years by means of a wide inhabitants. it really is presently nonetheless serving a few of the overall healthiness wishes of the chinese language humans; and nonetheless having fun with their confi­ dence it's practised in China in parallel with glossy Western scientific therapy. as well as medical firms dedi­ cated to fashionable Western medication, e. g. the chinese language Academy of scientific Sciences and diverse clinical colleges, a chain of parallel associations were tested in China to advertise conventional chinese language medication, comparable to the Academy of conventional chinese language drugs and coaching associations. just about all hospitals in China have a division of conventional drugs. additionally, loads of clinical journals are devoted to conventional chinese language drugs, protecting either experimental and medical investigations. Medicinal fabrics represent a key subject within the remedy of affliction in line with conventional chinese language drugs. The chinese language Pharmacopoeia (1985 version) is for this reason divided into sepa­ fee volumes, quantity I containing conventional chinese language medicinal fabrics and arrangements and quantity II containing pharmaceu­ tics of Western medication. The oldest chinese language evaluate of medicinal fabrics, Shennong Bencao Jing (100-200 A. D. ), coated 365 natural medications. The clas­ sic compilation during this box, Bencao Gangmu (Compendium of Materia Medica), was once released in 1578 through Li Shi-zhen and recorded as many as 1898 crude medications of plant, animal and min­ eral origin.

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Download E-books Chinese Librarianship in the Digital Era (Chandos Information Professional Series) (2013-06-30) PDF

By Conghui Fang (Eds.)

The library in China has been reworked by means of swift socioeconomic improvement, and the proliferation of the web. the problems confronted through chinese language libraries andlibrarians are these confronted by way of library practitioners extra globally, in spite of the fact that, China additionally has its personal exact set of matters within the electronic period, together with developmental imbalance among East and West, city and rural components, and availability of expert practitioners. chinese language Librarianship within the electronic period is the 1st e-book on chinese language libraries responding to those concerns, and more.

The first a part of the ebook areas dialogue in ancient context, sooner than relocating directly to the electronic setting of the chinese language library. The ebook then considers the problem of electronic copyright in China, and debates the middle values of the chinese language library. the following 3 chapters disguise public and educational libraries, and library consortia. eventually, the e-book supplies a view of the long run clients for libraries in China.

  • Unique in targeting electronic libraries in China
  • Provides a finished evaluate of libraries in modern China
  • Presents worthy details previously to be had purely in Chinese

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Download E-books The Dancing Word: An Embodied Approach to the Preparation of Performers and the Composition of Performances. (Consciousness, Literature and the Arts) PDF

The fabricated from over eighteen years of embodied study via the writer, The Dancing be aware presents a systemic and phenomenological description of a modern intercultural theatre perform. This quantity deals a blueprint for either education and collaborative functionality production that integrates the simplest of western laboratory theatre with the perform and ontological underpinnings of chinese language martial (Wushu) and healing/self care (Qigong) arts. this can be a ebook for theatre practitioners, scholars, students, and people drawn to exploring transcultural methodologies.

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Download E-books Pivotal Constructions in Chinese: Diachronic, synchronic, and constructional perspectives (Studies in Chinese Language and Discourse) PDF

By Rui Peng

This ebook offers a close research of the chinese language pivotal structures (PVCs) and their diachronic advancements from a constructionalist point of view, with the focal point at the development of the constructional hierarchies of those buildings and the adjustments with appreciate to either the shape and which means homes through the years. crucial permitting issue at the back of the diachronic advancements of the PVCs has been the sanction of the recent cases conflicting with the buildings’ requisites. all through historical past the PVCs have grown alongside the 2 dimensions, i.e., inclusiveness and multileveledness, resulting in a gradual elevate within the sizes in their constructional hierarchies. The two-dimensional enlargement of the PVCs’ constructional hierarchies has been observed through the sluggish rest of the stipulations constraining the earliest cases, on a number of schematicity degrees. This publication can be important to students engaged on diachronic development grammar and language swap in addition to to these drawn to the historical past of chinese.

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Download E-books Taiwan Cinema: A Contested Nation on Screen PDF

A groundbreaking examine of Taiwan cinema, Hong offers invaluable perception into the way it is taught and studied through making an allowance for not just the auteurs of latest Taiwan Cinema, but in addition the heritage of well known style motion pictures prior to the Nineteen Eighties. The booklet is vital for college kids and students of Taiwan, movie and visible reports, and East Asian cultural heritage.

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Download E-books Tone Sandhi: Patterns across Chinese Dialects (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics) PDF

By Matthew Y. Chen

Matthew Chen's landmark examine bargains the main entire research up to now of the wealthy and intricate styles of tone utilized in chinese language languages. chinese language has a large repertoire of tones that suffer frequently impressive alterations after they are attached in speech movement. This tonal alternation is called tone sandhi. Chen examines tone sandhi phenomena throughout a number of chinese language dialects. His e-book is the fruits of a ten-year examine venture and explores a number very important theoretical matters opposed to a wealth of empirical facts now not formerly obtainable to linguists.

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Download E-books The Lyrical in Epic Time: Modern Chinese Intellectuals and Artists Through the 1949 Crisis PDF

In this ebook, David Der-wei Wang makes use of the lyrical to reconsider the dynamics of chinese language modernity. even supposing the shape could appear strange for representing China's social and political crises within the mid-twentieth century, Wang contends that nationwide cataclysm and mass routine intensified chinese language lyricism in amazing methods.

Wang calls recognition to the form's vigour and diversity at an not likely juncture in chinese language heritage and the precarious results it caused: betrayal, self-abjuration, suicide, and silence. regardless of their divergent backgrounds and commitments, the writers, artists, and intellectuals mentioned during this publication all took lyricism which will discover selfhood on the subject of cohesion, the position of the artist in heritage, and the opportunity of poetry to light up hindrance. They experimented with poetry, fiction, movie, highbrow treatise, political manifesto, portray, calligraphy, and song. Western critics, Wang indicates, extensively utilized lyricism to critique their perilous, epic time. He reads Martin Heidegger, Theodor Adorno, Cleanth Brooks, and Paul de guy, between others, to accomplish his portrait.

The chinese language case in basic terms extra intensifies the permeable nature of lyrical discourse, forcing us to reengage with the dominant function of revolution and enlightenment in shaping Chinese―and global―modernity. Wang's extraordinary survey reestablishes chinese language lyricism's deep roots in its personal local traditions, in addition to Western affects, and realizes the relevance of the sort of lyrical calling of the previous century to our time.

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