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Three Treasures of Fuzhou

  Three Treasures of Fuzhou refer to the three traditional art crafts spread in the Fuzhou area – lacquer, cork pictures, and ox horn comb. Lacquer – These products are well known by their beauty and anticorrosive traits, including decorative screens, vases, tea services, smoking sets and stationery etc. Fuzhou lacquer is made from either [...]

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Mo Zi

Mo Zi, 480-390 B.C., was China’s first true philosopher. Mo Zi pioneered the argumentative essay style and constructed the first normative and political theories. He formulated a pragmatic theory of language that gave classical Chinese philosophy its distinctive character. Speculations about Mo Zi’s origins highlight the social mobility of the era. The best explanation of [...]

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