Chinese Astrology

Chinese Astrology

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If you're born in the Chinese year of the Rat, what are your characteristics? With whom is someone born in the year of the Ox most compatible? And what are the worst flaws associated with your Chinese star sign?

Chinese Astrology is a beautifully illustrated guide with easy-to-use instructions to help you understand the fundamental ideas and determine the more advanced aspects: how does the year of your birth affect your personality? What elements are associated with your horoscope? What celebrities are the same Zodiac animal as you?

Each page includes a newly commissioned artwork of a Chinese character, from the 12 animals of the Zodiac and the 12 Earthly Branches to the five phases and 10 Heavenly Stems. This is accompanied by an explanation of each character and its significance within Chinese astrology.

Illustrated with more than 85 specially commissioned artworks, Chinese Astrology is the perfect guide to your inner and outer life.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 195 x 264 x 22mm | 804g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 85 logograms; 85 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1782747222
  • 9781782747222
  • 1,563,657

Table of contents

Introduction

Zodiac Animals

12 Earthly Branches

Five Phases
Wood
Fire
Earth
Metal
Water

10 Heavenly Stems

Associated Vocabulary

Chinese Zodiac Chart

The 24 Cardinal Directions

Index
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About James Trapp

James Trapp is the author of Chinese Characters: The Art and Meaning of Hanzi, Chinese Proverbs and also has translated a bestselling new multilingual edition of Sun Tzu's The Art of War. A Chinese language graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, he teaches Mandarin and was previously an Education Officer on the China Collection at the British Museum.
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