A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought by
Call Number: Kroch Library Asia Reference DS 721 .E16 L6 1986 (Shelved in dictionary stand by Asia desk)
Translated from the German version, Lexikon chinesischer Symbole, by G.L. Campbell.
New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986.
An alphabetical guide to all kinds of real items (such as bananas, or vinegar) and natural features (mountains, various animals and flowers, etc.); human functions (gestures, menstruation); and terms, symbols, and numbers ("ren," swastika). The entries are often tied to legends or folklore and include the brief tales. [C. Atkinson]