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By Larry Herzberg, Qin Xue Herzberg

This treasury of chinese language knowledge provides over proverbs whereas supplying keys to tradition and language. listed below are either the customary, earnest sayings of Confucius and Lao Zi ("The longest trip starts off with a unmarried step") and the homespun truths of each day ("Teachers open the door; you input by means of yourself"). Designed either for inspirational looking and for college students of language and tradition, the textual content is geared up by way of topic (Learning, persistence, cash, kinfolk, nutrition, etc.) and offers remark plus chinese language characters and pinyin romanization for every access. contains an index.

Qin Xue Herzberg and Larry Herzberg reside in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and are co-authors of the preferred China Survival Guide in addition to Basic styles of chinese language Grammar.

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Tuttle’s father was a noted antiquarian dealer in Rutland, Vermont. Young Charles honed his knowledge of the trade working in the family bookstore, and later in the rare books section of Columbia University Library. His passion for beautiful books—old and new—never wavered throughout his long career as a bookseller and publisher. After graduating from Harvard, Tuttle enlisted in the military and in 1945 was sent to Tokyo to work on General Douglas MacArthur’s staff. He was tasked with helping to revive the Japanese publishing industry, which had been utterly devastated by the war.

Indd 30 9/7/12 5:42 PM ᄣ ࡵ simplified ι Գ Z is for zàijiàn. ” we say— more good times together when we meet another day. indd 31 9/7/12 5:42 PM The Tuttle Story: “Books to Span the East and West” Most people are surprised to learn that the world’s largest publisher of books on Asia had its humble beginnings in the tiny American state of Vermont. The company’s founder, Charles Tuttle, came from a New England family steeped in publishing, and his first love was books—especially old and rare editions.

By the time of his death in 1993, he had published over 6,000 books on Asian culture, history and art—a legacy honored by Emperor Hirohito in 1983 with the “Order of the Sacred Treasure,” the highest honor Japan bestows upon non-Japanese. The Tuttle company today maintains an active backlist of some 1,500 titles, many of which have been continuously in print since the 1950s and 1960s—a great testament to Charles Tuttle’s skill as a publisher. More than 60 years after its founding, Tuttle Publishing is more active today than at any time in its history, still inspired by Charles Tuttle’s core mission—to publish fine books to span the East and West and provide a greater understanding of each.

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