Myths and Legends of China

This eBook contains the text of Myths & Legends of China by E.T.C. Werner. First published in 1922, this book is a collection of numerous wonderful, traditional fairy tales rooted in Chinese mythology. Along with many fabulous stories, the book contains several chapters devoted to Chinese history, sociology and religion.A list of chapters is as follows:I. The Sociology of the ChineseII. On Chinese MythologyIII. Cosmogony--P'an Ku and the Creation MythIV. The Gods of ChinaV. Myths of the StarsVI. Myths of Thunder, Lightning, Wind, and RainVII. Myths of the WatersVIII. Myths of FireIX. Myths of Epidemics, Medicine, Exorcism, Etc.X. The Goddess of MercyXI. The Eight ImmortalsXII. The Guardian of the Gate of HeavenXIII. A Battle of the GodsXIV. How the Monkey Became a GodXV. Fox LegendsXVI. Miscellaneous LegendsXVII. The Pronunciation of Chinese WordsHOW TO USE THE EBOOK:You can access the text with the following commands:+When reading a chapter, swipe to the left to go to the next page.+Swipe to the right to go to the previous page.+Double-tap the screen to move to the beginning of a chapter.+Click on the 'B' button at the top-right of each page of text to store a bookmark at the current page. You can delete outdated bookmarks by editing the Bookmarks list. The eBook also automatically stores a bookmark at the most recently viewed page. This last-page-viewed bookmark always appears at the top of the Bookmarks list and cannot be deleted.The eBook application allows you to change the text's font type, color and size as well as the color of the background. These settings will be saved when the application is closed and automatically applied when the eBook is opened again. These instructions are repeated in the eBook application.Please note that when you first open a chapter, the application takes two or three seconds to perform certain initialization operations before the text appears. The same is true when you change font and/or color settings. You should see an activity indicator going round and round while the application performs this initialization.
Price USD 0.99
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File Size 600.47 kB
Version 1.0
Operating System iOS
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