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Eastern Washington University Libraries

Chinese Philosophy

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Having problems requesting items via Summit? Please contact the JFK Circulation Department at 509.359.7888, or ewu.circulation@ewu.edu, or in person on the Main Level.

Finding Books by Call Number

Call #           Subject


B                  Philosophy (General)
BC               Logic
BD               Speculative philosophy
BF                Psychology
BH               Aesthetics
BJ                Ethics

 

 

 

 

 

 

EWU Library Catalogs

Useful Subject Heading

Searching tips: Below are good subject headings that you can use to search the EWU Library Catalog for books and other materials.

*Helpful Hints: Be sure to limit to English language (unless you read fluent Mandarin Chinese) and, in some cases, limit to non-juvenile materials (otherwise you'll get a LOT of kids books).

 

Architecture

  • Architecture, Ancient -- China.
  • Architecture -- China -- History.
  • Architecture, Domestic -- China.
  • Feng shui.
  • Gardens -- China.
  • Gardens, Chinese.
  • Great Wall of China (China)

Temples

  • Buddhist temples -- China.
  • Confucian shrines -- China.
  • Hillside architecture -- China.
  • Shrines -- China.
  • Spirituality in architecture.
  • Taoist temples -- China.
  • Temples -- China.
  • Temples, Confucian -- China.
  • Vernacular architecture -- China.

Art

  • Art, Chinese.
  • Art, Chinese -- History.

Cinema/Movies

  • Motion pictures -- China.
  • Motion pictures -- China -- History.
  • Motion pictures -- Philosophy.

Dance

  • Dance -- China.
  • Dance -- Social aspects -- China.
  • Folk dancing, Chinese.

Drama

  • Chinese drama -- History and criticism.
  • Theater -- China.

Ethnicity, Social Conditions & Society

  • China -- Social conditions.
  • China -- Social life and customs.
  • Chinese -- Ethnic identity.
  • Ethnology -- China.
  • Social change -- China -- History.

Food

  • Agriculture -- China -- History.
  • Food habits -- China.
  • Food habits -- China -- History.
  • Cooking, Chinese -- History.
  • Cooking, Chinese -- Social aspects.
  • Dinners and dining -- China -- History.

Tea

  • Chinese tea ceremony -- History.
  • Tea -- China -- History.
  • Tea -- Social aspects -- China.
  • Tea trade -- China -- History.

Games

  • Dice games -- China.
  • Games -- Social aspects -- China.
  • Go (Game) -- China.

Literature

  • Chinese literature -- History and criticism.
  • Chinese literature -- Translations into English.
  • Literature and society -- China.

Poetry

  • Chinese poetry -- History and criticism.
  • Chinese poetry -- Translations into English.
  • Chinese poetry -- 221 B.C.-960 A.D. -- History and criticism.
  • Chinese poetry -- 960-1644 -- History and criticism.
  • Chinese poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

Mythology & Folklore

  • Fairy tales -- China.
  • Folklore -- China.
  • Legends -- China.
  • Tales -- China.

Martial Arts

  • Kung fu.
  • Martial arts -- China.
  • Martial arts -- China -- History.
  • Martial arts -- In motion pictures.
  • Martial arts -- Philosophy.
  • Shao lin si (Dengfeng Xian, China)
  • Tai chi.
  • Tai chi -- History.
  • Tai chi -- Philosophy.

Medicine

  • Herbal Medicine -- China.
  • History of Medicine -- China.
  • Medicine -- China.
  • Medicine, Chinese.
  • Medicine, Chinese -- Philosophy.
  • Medicine, Chinese Traditional -- China.
  • Medicine, Chinese Traditional -- history -- China.

Music

  • Folk music -- China -- History and criticism.
  • Instrumental music -- China -- History and criticism.
  • Music appreciation -- China.
  • Music -- China -- History and criticism.
  • Musical instruments, Ancient -- China.
  • Musical instruments -- China -- History.
  • Music -- China -- To 500 -- History and criticism.

Religion & Philosophy

  • Buddhism.
  • Buddhism -- China -- History.
  • Buddhism -- China -- History -- To 1500.
  • China -- Religion.
  • China -- Religion -- History.
  • Confucianism.
  • Philosophy, Chinese.
  • Philosophy, Chinese -- History.
  • Philosophy and religion -- China -- History -- To 1500.
  • Taoism.
  • Taoism -- China -- History.
  • Taoism -- China -- History -- To 1500.

 

Sports

  • Nationalism and sports -- China.
  • Olympics.
  • Physical education and training -- China -- History.
  • Physical education and training -- China -- History -- 20th century.
  • Recreation -- China -- History.
  • Sports -- China.
  • Sports -- China -- History.
  • Sports -- China -- Sociological aspects.
  • Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects -- China.
  • Sports and state -- China.
  • Sports -- Sex differences -- China.

Technology, Invention & Science

  • Communication of technical information -- China -- History.
  • Communication in learning and scholarship -- China -- History.
  • Inventions -- China -- History.
  • Learning and scholarship -- China -- History.
  • Science -- China -- History.
  • Science -- China -- Philosophy.
  • Technology -- China -- History.
  • Technology -- China -- Philosophy.
  • Technological innovations -- China -- History.
  • Technology -- Social aspects -- China -- History.