Paperback 130pp Illustrated
9780521188210   Product Code: 21032
Part of the Introductions to Chinese Culture series, this book provides an accessible overview of one of China's most distinctive cultural traditions. Xu Chengbei traces the history of Peking Opera from its origins to the present day, and devotes chapters to its conventions and appreciation. Like all the books in the series, it well illustrated with colour photographs and offers an ideal introductory survey for both students and general readers.