Trees Of Hong Kong

Author: Sally Bunker
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ISBN: 9789888552030
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Hong Kong possesses an impressively diverse tree flora with 390 native species. This book celebrates the incredible diversity, beauty and biology of the territory's tree species, highlighting over 100 important species that are individually illustrated in exquisitely detailed watercolour paintings by Sally Grace Bunker, an acclaimed botanical artist. The illustrations are accompanied by text that teases out a diversity of associated narratives for each species, ranging from the history of global exploration and scientific discoveries, the ecology and biology of each species, and the various ways in which they have been utilised and their cultural associations.
Trees of Hong Kong
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Sally Bunker, Chun-Chiu Pang, Richard Sanders
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03 - Publisher:

Hong Kong possesses an impressively diverse tree flora with 390 native species. This book celebrates the incredible diversity, beauty and biology of the territory's tree species, highlighting over 100 important species that are individually illustrated in exquisitely detailed watercolour paintings by Sally Grace Bunker, an acclaimed botanical artist. The illustrations
Issues of Contemporary Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Context
Language: en
Pages: 103
Authors: Eva Kit Wah Man
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-17 - Publisher: Springer

This book discusses how China’s transformations in the last century have shaped its arts and its philosophical aesthetics. For instance, how have political, economic and cultural changes shaped its aesthetic developments? Further, how have its long-standing beliefs and traditions clashed with modernizing desires and forces, and how have these changes
An Index of Early Chinese Painters and Paintings
Language: en
Pages: 391
Authors: James Cahill, James Francis Cahill, Osvald Sirén, Ellen Johnston Laing
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This is the most comprehensive English-language compilation available on Chinese painters and their works from the late sixth through the mid- fourteenth century. Incorporating the work of Ellen Johnson Laing and Osvald Siren, the Index includes biographical details of the artists, their style and studio names.
Historical Dictionary of Modern Chinese Literature
Language: en
Pages: 792
Authors: Li-hua Ying
Categories: Authors, Chinese
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Modern Chinese literature has been flourishing for over a century, with varying degrees of intensity and energy at different junctures of history and points of locale. An integral part of world literature from the moment it was born, it has been in constant dialogue with its counterparts from the rest
History of Soy Flour, Flakes and Grits (510 CE to 2019)
Language: en
Pages: 2611
Authors: William Shurtleff; Akiko Aoyagi
Categories: Authors, Chinese
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-17 - Publisher: Soyinfo Center

The world's most comprehensive, well documented, and well illustrated book on this subject. With extensive subject and geographic index. 245 photographs and illustrations - mostly color. Free of charge in digital format on Google Books