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Chinese Acrobatics through the Ages by Fu Qifeng 1985 : Circus Performance

Chinese Acrobatics through the Ages by Fu Qifeng 1985 : Circus Performance

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Chinese Acrobatics through the Ages by Fu Qifeng 1985 1st Edition

Here is a paperback book titled "Chinese Acrobatics through the Ages" by Fu Qifeng.  Translated into English by Ouyang Caiwei and Rhoda Stockwell.  Published by Foreign Languages Press, Beijing, China.  1985.  First Edition.  

CONTENTS

Preface
1.  The Origin of Acrobatics (Prehistory to 206 B.C.)
2.  The "Hundred Entertainments" of Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - A.D. 220)
3.  Developing in the Midst of Chaos (A.D. 220-581)
4.  A New Upsurge (A.D. 589-907)
5.  Back to the Commoners (A.D. 960-1368)
6.  Out of the Rulers' Favour, But Still Popular (A.D. 1368-1949)
7.  Modern Acrobatics in Full Bloom

10 by 7 1/4 inches.  125 pages.  Thin card wrap with glossy paper wrapper.  The glossy paper wrapper is a little worn with some scratches, a few small indentations, and light creasing.  The plain brown card front board is age toned, has a faint diagonal crease and there are a couple of small knocks to the bottom edge.  The first blank page is creased, there is a light stain to the foredge of this page and the foredge of the half title and title page.  Some occasional small wrinkles from reading and the odd minor mark.  Please scroll down to view images.  

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