By Qiguang Zhao
Few symbols saturate human civilization so largely and carefully as these of the ever-present and enigmatic dragon. This compelling e-book examines, compares, and analyzes the looks and symbolization of the jap and Western dragons and treats them because the crystallization of human cultures. It indicates that chinese language dragons resemble each other yet recommend varied principles in several contexts, whereas Western dragons have diversified appearances yet frequently denote a unmarried suggestion. As essentially the most amazing achievements of dragonology, this ebook deals fantastic new insights into dragons as zoological «fact», mental archetypes, and ideological symbols.
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