List of Illustrations; Preface by Lin Mu; Acknowledgements; Introduction - General Information about China; Part I: Chinese Art; 1. The Art of Chinese Architecture; 2. The Art of Bronze; 3. The Art of Calligraphy; 4. The Art of Ceramics; 5. The Art of Chinese Painting; 6. The Art of Silk Embroidery; 7. The Craft of Lacquer; Part II: Culture of China; 8. Buddhism in China: Religion, Culture and Art; 9. Confucianism: Philosophy, Faith, and Culture; 10. Daoism: From Philosophy to Religion; Part III: Selected Glossary; Part IV: Appendix; Picture Credits; Bibliography; Index.