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MAGNIFICENT CHINA: A GUIDE TO ITS CULTURAL TREASURES

By: Kuan, Petra

Price: ¥1,100.00

Publisher: China Books & Periodicals: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000009033

ISBN: 0835120449

Condition: Near Fine


Visitors who really want to know what they are seeing will delight in the e xplanations and well-written background information contained in this book. An introductory section discusses national conditions, languages, religion , philosophies, art, and history. Each dynasty is outlined in choppy, textb ook style, while the art section is an odd, helpful mix of papercutting, fu nerary buildings, construction, opera, etc. Part two covers travel tips and basic information in alphabetic order, from "Airlines" to "When to Go." It includes helpful details on the usual topics, such as ... View more info