Understanding China through Comics Vol. 1+2 bundle

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Understanding China through Comics Vol. 1+2 bundle

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Who founded China? Are Chinese people religious? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time? This accessible and to-the-point work answers those questions and more. 

Vol. 1 covers China's early history in comic form, introducing philosophies like Confucianism and Daoism, the story of the Silk Road, famous emperors like Han Wudi, and the process of China's unification. 

Vol 2. explores explores one of China's more chaotic periods when Chinese culture flourished while civil wars and foreign invasions repeatedly thwarted attempts at unification.

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PRAISE

“Great way to learn about China’s vast history!”—Amy Tan

“Since the 1990s, Liu Jing has been entertaining and informing foreigners about China with his cartoons. His new series of comic books is a fun, easy, accessible way to gain a basic understanding of Chinese history and culture.”—Danwei.com

“It is certainly a fascinating look at Chinese history, and doing it in comics made it more accessible to people, especially for the Western world.”—ABC Radio Australia

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jing Liu is an artist and entrepreneur from Beijing, China. He is currently the Managing Director of Moli Design, a China-based design firm that counts the BBC, The Ford Foundation, and UNICEF among its many clients. Liu graduated from Beijing University of Technology with undergraduate degrees in industrial design and engineering, and a masters in international economics and trade. Jing currently uses his artistry to tell the story of China.