This dictionary collects 20000 entries on 308 subjects related to people s daily life, including food, clothing, shelter and transportation-basic necessities of life, as well as social customs, Chinese culture, industry, agriculture, commerce, politics, law, etc.
About 10000 illustrations are provided.
This picture dictionary of black & white line drawings has everything from traditional Chinese instruments to fire trucks to hotels to prisons and the public security bureau.
You can look up astronomy terms and nuclear missles while you're at it. Learn how to say "space suit life support system" and "execution by gunfire," complete with illustrations showing exactly how it's done.
A great gift for the student of Chinese or collector of cultural trivia.