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Decoding the Chinese Almanac (Complete)

HONG KONG, January 27, 2014 — Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith, co-authors of the Pocket Chinese Almanac, discuss the roots of the almanac in agrarian Chinese culture, as well as its relevance to contemporary urban life, with Warwick Wong. (49 min., 49 sec.)


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