Item description for China: Renaissance of The Middle Kingdom, Ninth Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guides) by Charis Chan, Neil Art & Paul Mooney...
Home to one-quarter of the world's population and heir to the richest civilization in history, China exerts a magnetic attraction on visitors. Archeological treasures, architectural masterpieces, stunning natural beauty, and the inexhaustible variety of its people make any visit to China an unforgettable experience. China also has so many diverse regions that visitors often have difficulty in knowing where to begin. This guide helps narrow the optionswith detailed descriptions of the major cities and their environs, popular tourist sites, suggested expeditions for more adventure, and the 31 World Heritage sites in China.
The concise introduction to China 'then' and China 'now' Now featuring World Heritage sites: China's thirty-one top cultural and scenic treasures Coverage on select remote regions as well as the most visited cities and sites Top museums Beautifully illustrated Resident writers and researchers Comprehensive list of websites for up-to-date practicalities and further research and reading 130 color photos, 16 maps
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.87" Width: 5.51" Height: 1.1"
Release Date Jul 21, 2008
ISBN 9622177948 ISBN13 9789622177949
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More About Charis Chan, Neil Art & Paul Mooney
Charis Chan is an accomplished author of books about China, including "Imperial China: Architectural Guide for Travelers" (Penguin, London, 1992); and "China: the Middle Kingdom" (McGraw-Hill/Contemporary, 1995). She now lives in Dorset, England. Neil Art, a Canadian journalist based in Hong Kong, has worked at several of the leading English-language publications in Asia. Paul Mooney, an American freelance journalist, has 27 years' experience reporting for leading publications such as "Newsweek, Asiaweek", and the "South China Morning Post". He lives in Beijing.