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Chapter 7 Maneuvering Sunzi said: In war, the general receives his commands from the sovereign. Having collected an army and concentrated his forces, he must blend...

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The Eight Immortals (八仙) are a group of legendary immortals in Chinese mythology. Each immortal's power can be transferred to a power tool (法器)...

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The Chinese novelist’s profile was massively raised by winning the literature prize, but he has struggled to write since, he says. Chinese Nobel Prize for...

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Also known as: "The state of equilibrium and harmony" What Heaven has conferred is called The Nature; an accordance with this nature is called The...

Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 3

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The Art of War by Sun Wu – 1

Chapter 1 Laying Plans Sunzi said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a...

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Chinese and foreign experts have urged collectors to share the earliest and largest encyclopedia man has ever had -- the Great Encyclopedia of Yongle...

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Ouyang Xiu was a scholar-official, essayist, historian, poet, calligrapher, and epigrapher of the Song dynasty. He is considered the central figure of the Eight Masters of the Tang...

Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2

A great officer or (other) officer should go out or in at the ruler's doors, on the right of the middle post, without treading...

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Sunlight is so scarce that it is rationed based on income. And Beijing is divided into three different physical layers for the elite, middle...

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