The Chinese Almanac (Super Value Gold Edition) breaks through the characteristics of previous books of the same kind which are too “folkloric”, eliminates the old traditional ideas and the current points which are not in line with the times, takes science and practicality as the fundamental, highlights knowledge and fun; the language is easy to understand, the data is accurate and scientific, the layout is beautifully designed, is a collection of access, appreciation and It is a tool of life that combines access, appreciation and practicality.
The book consists of three main parts and appendices: Part I: Knowledge of Astronomy and Calendars, covering traditional knowledge of the Chinese calendar, including the laws of the evolution of the Chinese calendar and general knowledge, the heavenly stems and earthly texts, the Chinese zodiac hours, astronomical and geographical knowledge, the natural laws of the seasons and the seasons, etc. The book is well-reasoned and interesting;
Part II: Tables of the Chinese calendar, as the main part of the book Part II: The almanac, as one of the main parts of the book, is a tabular list of the historical chronology from 1900 to 2050, which is accurate, scientific and easy to access, providing readers with great convenience and practicality;
Part III: Chinese folk culture, introducing the five elements and the Zhou Yi, Chinese surname naming, folk taboos, and the culture of serving traditional couplets and other Chinese folklore and folk sentiments, which is rich in content and interesting. The appendices include a quick checklist of lunar and solar eclipses, a table of commonly used astronomical data, Chinese age pronouns, and a complete overview of traditional Chinese and world festivals.