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Renaissance of the Middle Kingdom

Home to one-quarter of the world's population and heir to the richest civilization in history, China continues to exert 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.


“...Full of historical information; the one to read before you go...” - Times (London)

“...A handsomely illustrated, compact guide...strong on culture...” - Longitude Books

“...The China Guide Series...has done a great deal to open visitors' eyes to less well-known locations , which can offer the traveler unique ranges of sights and experiences...” - Far Eastern Economic Review


+ The concise introduction to China 'then' and China 'now'.

+ Now featuring World Heritage Sites: China's thirty top cultural and scenic treasures.

+ Coverage on select remote regions as well as the most visited cities and sites.

+ Resident writers and researchers.

+ Top museums

+ Beautifully illustrated

+ Comprehensive list of websites for up-to-date practicalities and further research and reading.

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Charis Chan - Author
Jeremy Tredinnick - Author


Publication Date : July 2008
Category : TRAVEL/China
Paperback ISBN 10 : 9622177948
Paperback ISBN 13 : 978-962-217-794-9
Edition : Nineth Edition
Paperback Price : US$ 19.95, GB£ 13.95
Format : 8in x 5.5in
Pages : 424
Photos : 135
Maps : 16

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