Culture and Customs of China

China Center Assistant Director Publishes Popular Book on China


Culture and Customs of China is a newly published book by Richard Gunde, assistant director of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies. Part of the Cultures and Customs of Asia series, the book will be a popular source of information for students, travelers, and other readers seeking to understand the modern people and culture of China in the context of ancient history.

Culture and Customs of China gives an overview of China's history and people, geography, society, philosophy and religion, and the arts in a style accessible to students and the general public. The book also includes useful indices such as a chronology, pronunciation guide, glossary, and suggested readings.

Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2002