China

Author: Joseph Richmond Levenson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520018923
Release Date: 1971
Genre: China


Ancient China

Author: Arthur Cotterell
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 0756613914
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Photographs and artwork chronicle three thousand years of Chinese history, from the earliest dynasty to the twentieth century, and examine some of the contributions China has made to the world.

Eyewitness China

Author: Poppy Sebag-Montefiore
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 0756629764
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explores the history, language, customs, culture, social life, religion, eduction, and arts of modern China.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide China

Author:
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756693282
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Genre: Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide China helps you get the most from your visit to this country. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps, photos and illustrations. There's suggestions for restaurants and hotels for every budget plus advice on seeing gardens, national parks, tours, architecture, temples, festivals, shops, museums and palaces. Information on tours, cruises and tips on getting around make exploring the country effortless. The guide comes packed with photographs, illustrations and maps plus reviews and listings for hotels, restaurants and bars for all budgets. Visiting China becomes a lot easier with maps of all major sights, plus walks, scenic routes and thematic tours and sights, markets and festivals listed town by town. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide China- showing you what others only tell you.

China

Author: Donald Bedford
Publisher:
ISBN: 1409329313
Release Date: 2014
Genre: China

The DK Eyewitness China Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of China effortlessly. DK Eyewitness China Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.

DK Eyewitness Books China

Author: Poppy Sebag-Montefiore
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756642099
Release Date: 2007-06-25
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

From the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong to the sprawling Himalayan mountains and mighty Yangtze River, China is home to an astonishing 1.3 billion people. Be an eyewitness to a country that is at once traditional and modern, and learn about its history, people, and way of life in DK Eyewitness Books: China. Eyewitness China investigates China's present-day culture and highlights everything from life in arural village to changing fashions and technological innovations. With hundredsof real-life photographs, discover the secrets of traditional Chinese medicine, find out how China is surging ahead in international sports, trace each dynastywith the help of a comprehensive timeline, and much, much more! Discover the world's most populous country - and how it's changing with the times.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Venice the Veneto

Author:
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465422248
Release Date: 2014-02-03
Genre: Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice and the Veneto takes you by the hand, leading you straight to the best attractions the region has to offer. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of Venice's major architectural sights. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of Venice and the Veneto, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while transportation maps and a chart showing the walking distances between sights will help you get around the city. What's new in DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: -New itineraries based on length of stay, regional destinations, and themes. -Brand-new hotel and restaurants listings including DK's Choice recommendations. -Restaurant locations plotted on redrawn area maps and listed with sights. -Redesigned and refreshed interiors make the guides even easier to read. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Venice and the Veneto truly shows you this destination as no one else can. Now available in PDF format.

China DK Eyewitness Travel Guide

Author: DK TRAVEL.
Publisher:
ISBN: 0241310326
Release Date: 2018-05-28
Genre:

The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this cultured and unique nation. Explore the magnificent Forbidden City at the heart of Beijing, climb the Great Wall of China, see the fascinating Terracotta Army near Xi'an, admire the futuristic skylines of Shanghai and Hong Kong, or marvel at the beauty of China's natural landscapes- everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of China with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide China- - Over 100colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of China, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplansshow the inside of the Temple of Heaven, Longmen Caves, Shanghai Museum, Jiayuguan Fort, Aba Khoja Mausoleum and more - Colour photographsof China's temples, palaces, pagodas, rivers and mountains - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience-learn about history, festivals, rituals, values, beliefs and traditions - Experience the culturewith features on the history of the pagoda, traditional Chinese gardens, regional food, calligraphy, porcelain, Buddhism, kung fu and tai chi, ethnic peoples and regional crafts - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Beijing; Hebei, Tianjin and Shanxi; Shandong and Henan; Shaanxi; Shanghai; Jiangsu and Anhui; Zhejiang and Jiangxi; Hunan and Hubei; Fujian; Guangdong and Hainan; Hong Kong and Macau; Sichauan and Chongqing; Yunnan; Guizhou and Guangxi; Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang; Inner Mongolia and Ningxia; Gansu and Quinghai; Xinjiang - Essential travel tips-our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop, and sightsee, plus useful phrases, visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Chinais a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to China.

Eyewitness China

Author: Donald Bedford
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 1465411828
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Travel

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

DK Eyewitness Books Ancient China

Author: Arthur Cotterell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756667726
Release Date: 2005-09-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life in imperial China, from its earliest beginnings in the Bronze Age to its final days in the early years of the 20th century. See the stunning bronze work of the ancient Chinese, an early irrigation machine, a set of antique acupuncture needles, the beautiful implements used for Chinese calligraphy. Learn why the First Emperor created the terra-cotta army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, how a Chinese house was constructed, why tombs were filled with pottery figures, and what a civil servant''s job entailed. Discover why emperors were known as Sons of Heaven, what kinds of weapons were used in early battles, why families worshiped their ancestors, how fishermen used bivas to catch fish, and much, much more. Discover the history of Imperial China - from the Great Wall to the days of the last emperor.

China Survival Guide

Author: Larry Herzberg
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
ISBN: 9781611725520
Release Date: 2013-11-18
Genre: Travel

“An ideal, pocket-sized, 264 page compendium packed from cover to cover with practical advice, insightful commentary, and invaluable tips on places to go, things to see, what to do, and what to avoid. . . . China Survival Guide should be considered an essential 'take-along' for anyone visiting China for business or pleasure.” — Midwest Book Review, May 2014 "Like [having] a professional guide walking alongside you answering your many questions. . . . A must for your next China visit!"—Travel Answer Man Online Compact, affordable, reliable, a delight to read—these qualities are what has made China Survival Guide so popular with first-time and seasoned China travelers. This third edition has a brand new section on train travel, plus updates and fresh recommendations. Includes practical strategies for lodging, walking, haggling, medical and bathroom emergencies, etiquette, crowds, and learning the twin arts of patience and persistence. Frequent China visitors Larry Herzberg and Qin Herzberg are professors of Chinese language and culture at Calvin College in Michigan.

Eyewitness China

Author: Donald Bedford
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 1465411828
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Travel

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

Sky Burial

Author: Blake Kerr
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9781559397247
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: History

This is a riveting firsthand account by Blake Kerr, an American doctor who inadvertently walked into one of the grimmest scenes of political oppression in the world. Kerr was visiting Tibet with his old college friend John Ackerly. They were enjoying the sights and sounds of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, and hitchhiking to Everest, where they "humped loads" for an American expedition assaulting the mountain. Upon returning to Lhasa, Kerr and Ackerly witnessed a series of demonstrations by Tibetan monks greater than anything witnessed by foreigners since China entered Tibet in 1949.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide China

Author: DK Publishing
Publisher: DK Eyewitness Travel
ISBN: 1465440593
Release Date: 2016-06-21
Genre: Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China will lead you straight to the best attractions the country has to offer. This guidebook reveals the magnificence of China's greatest sights, including in-depth coverage of the Forbidden City and terra-cotta soldiers. It provides expert tips for visiting the Great Wall, cruising through the stunning Yangtze Three Gorges, and exploring the ultramodern cities of Shanghai and Hong Kong. Explore China's cultural heritage through richly illustrated features on everything from the Beijing Opera to Confucianism, calligraphy, and the cult of Mao. Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China. * Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance. * Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. * Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. * Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. * Area maps marked with sights. * Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation. * Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights. * Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China truly shows you this country as no one else can. Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to Beijing, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Beijing, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time in the city. Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more. DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide China

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465430939
Release Date: 2014-06-02
Genre: Travel

The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions China has to offer. This uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, while detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of China effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: China shows you what others only tell you.