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Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China, and of a Voyage to and from That Country in the Years 1816 and 1817 (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration)
Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China, and of a Voyage to and from That Country in the Years 1816 and 1817 (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration)
by Clarke Abel
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Clarke Abel (c.1780 1825) was Chief Medical Officer accompanying Lord Amherst's unsuccessful diplomatic embassy to China in 1816. Encouraged by Sir Joseph Banks, he acted as official naturalist to the expedition, which penetrated further into China than... (read more)

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The Rough Guide to Southwest China (Rough Guide to Southwest China)
The Rough Guide to Southwest China (Rough Guide to Southwest China)
by David Leffman
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The Rough Guide to Southwest China is the essential, full-color guide to China's most compelling region, from tropical rainforests to the snowbound heights of the Tibetan plateau and the mighty Yangzi River. Inside its modern cities you'll find lively... (read more)

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Myth of Wu Tao-Tzu
Myth of Wu Tao-Tzu
by Sven Lindqvist
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'During the Tang dynasty, the Chinese artist Wu Tao-tzu was one day standing looking at a mural he had just completed.  Suddenly, he clapped his hands and the temple gate opened.  He went into his work and the gates closed behind him.' Thus... (read more)

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China Baedeker Guide (Baedeker: Foreign Destinations)
China Baedeker Guide (Baedeker: Foreign Destinations)
by Various Map Artist (ilt)
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Baedeker; the most famous and cherished travel brand in the world is now adding this exciting new title to its innovative series. This superb full-colour, illustrated guide features 3D laminated cut-outs to show you the key sights in perspective and a... (read more)

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Shanghai
Shanghai
by Brendan P Oreilly
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With details concerning major attractions, off-the-beaten-track spots, drinking and nightlife venues, restaurants and hotels/hostels from around the city, Panda Guides' Shanghai is the most complete guide to the Pearl of the Orient out there. Written by... (read more)

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Lonely Planet Shanghai [With Map] (Lonely Planet Shanghai)
Lonely Planet Shanghai [With Map] (Lonely Planet Shanghai)
by Damian Harper
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"The engine of China's future, Shanghai dazzles. A blend of East and West with voracious appetite for new styles and trends, the city is above all cosmopolitan and cutting edge."--Christopher Pitts, Lonely Planet Writer Getting you to the heart of a... (read more)

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Tibet, 3rd (Bradt Travel Guide Tibet)
Tibet, 3rd (Bradt Travel Guide Tibet)
by Michael Buckley
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Exploring ethnic Tibet independently is a challenge - the ‘land of snows possesses some of the wildest and roughest road routes in high Asia. Motoring, mountain-biking and trekking options are all covered in this new edition. Political and cultural... (read more)

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Mammals of China (Princeton Pocket Guides)
Mammals of China (Princeton Pocket Guides)
by Andrew T Smith
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China's breathtaking diversity of natural habitats--from mountains and deserts to grasslands and lush tropical forests--is home to more than 10 percent of the world's mammal species. This one-of-a-kind pocket guide describes the characteristics... (read more)

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Xenophobe's Guide to the Chinese (Xenophobe's Guide)
Xenophobe's Guide to the Chinese (Xenophobe's Guide)
by Song Zhu
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The Chinese are inordinately proud of having invented, among a whole host of other things, the compass (without which the world would have got lost), paper (without which books would not exist), the printing press (ditto), porcelain (no pretty matching... (read more)

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This Is Shanghai: What It's Like to Live in the World's Most Populous City (People's Guide)
This Is Shanghai: What It's Like to Live in the World's Most Populous City (People's Guide)
by Alexander Barrett
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This is Shanghai is a first hand account of expat life in a huge Chinese metropolis. It's a guidebook, but instead of showing you where to eat and what museums to go to, Alexander Barrett takes you on a wild ride through the incredibly old, futuristic... (read more)

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Top 10 Beijing [With Map] (DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides)
Top 10 Beijing [With Map] (DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides)
by Andrew Humphreys
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DK Eyewitness Top 10: Beijing will lead you straight to the best attractions this rewarding and vibrant city has to offer. Whether you want to explore the Forbidden City, visit Tian'an Men Square, rickshaw around the back lanes of Hou Hai, or walk the... (read more)

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Studying in China: A Practical Handbook for Students [With Map]
Studying in China: A Practical Handbook for Students [With Map]
by Patrick Mcaloon
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andlt;bandgt;"China is changing faster than any other nation on earth today. Written by a Chinese language teacher and a travel professional who works with students in China all the time, andlt;iandgt;Studying in Chinaandlt;/iandgt; is an invaluable... (read more)

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Chinese Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide (Bradt Travel Guide Chinese Wildlife)
Chinese Wildlife: A Visitor's Guide (Bradt Travel Guide Chinese Wildlife)
by Martin Walters
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An attractive handbook for wildlife enthusiasts visiting China, covering all major animal groups and key sites for observation. Its full colour photographic format make it an especially attractive souvenir.... (read more)

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Frommer's China (Frommer's China)
Frommer's China (Frommer's China)
by Beth Reiber
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Shanghai is China's most outward-looking, modern, and brash metropolis. See chapter 10 for details on exploring the city. Detailed maps throughout Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information Candid reviews of hotels and... (read more)

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The Rough Guide to Taiwan
The Rough Guide to Taiwan
by Stephen Keeling
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The Rough Guide to Taiwan is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating island, with clear maps, full Chinese and pinyin translations and detailed coverage of all the top attractions and a host of lesser-visited sights. Discover Taiwan’s highlights... (read more)

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Shanghai: Life, Love and Infrastructure in China's City of the Future
Shanghai: Life, Love and Infrastructure in China's City of the Future
by Stephen Grace
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Shanghai is the most modern and dynamic city in China. In preparation for hosting the World Expo 2010, a World's Fair in the grand tradition of international fairs and expositions, the megalopolis embarked on an overhaul to transform itself from the... (read more)

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Invisible China (09 Edition)
Invisible China (09 Edition)
by Colin Legerton
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"This odyssey — spanning 14,000 miles in four months — details China's rich diversity in a narrative jeweled with dazzling descriptions but lacking analysis. Legerton and Rawson, graduate students in the region's language and history, meander... (read more)

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Explore Macau: A Walking Guide and History
Explore Macau: A Walking Guide and History
by Todd Crowell
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The 450-year-old city of Macau - the former Portuguese colony returned to China in 1999 - is made for walking. Only seven miles square, one can easily walk from the Border Gate to the A-Ma Temple in a day. This guide describes nine walks around... (read more)

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Fodor's Hong Kong: With Macau and the South China Cities [With Pullout Map] (Fodor's Hong Kong)
Fodor's Hong Kong: With Macau and the South China Cities [With Pullout Map] (Fodor's Hong Kong)
by Fodors
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Is there any place more contemporary and timeless than Hong Kong? The country's 8 million residents are sailing rapidly into the new millennium in dragon boats. Modern commercial temples rise not far from ancient Buddhist ones. Brand-new boutiques offer... (read more)

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Red Dust: A Path Through China
Red Dust: A Path Through China
by Ma Jian
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“Honest, raw, insightful. . . . The Chinese equivalent of On the Road.” -Time “[Mas] powers of description make every page buzz with life. . . . Someone who could rank among the great travel writers.” -The New York Times Book... (read more)

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