Mar 5, 2012

China FDC on "Zhonghua Book Company"

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Zhonghua Book Company

Date of Issue : 23 February 2012

Zhonghua Book Company was founded by Lufei Kui, a famous educational thinker and publisher, in Shanghai on 1 January 1912.

Over the past century, the company has published a great number of influential books and dictionaries, including Ci Hai, Essentials of the Four Branches of Literature, Great Collection of Ancient and Modern Books, Collected Inscriptions on Tortoise Shells or Animals Bones, Comprehensive Mirror for Aid in Government and Yongle Encyclopedia. Among the classics, the "Twenty-Four Histories" (punctuated) and A Draft History of the Qing Dynasty are regarded as New China's Greatest ancient book publishing projects with remarkable contributions to the inheritance of Chinese culture.

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