China - A Visual Adventure


Interest in China had never been greater - the country's economy is booming, and pundits predict that within 20 years it could be the world's largest economy. Right on time for the 2008 Beijing Olympics Games, this beautifully photographed and unconventional book offers a close-up on today's China. It includes a concise and knowledgeable survey of the cultural background of the Chinese Empire, telling its history through China's treasures, art and cultural heritage - from the Terracotta Army, to contemporary Chinese architecture. Organised geographically, the main section of the book enables readers to experience the beauty and diversity of the country's multifaceted provinces. In these chapters, the day-to-day read more

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ISBN:

9781740666336

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

16cm x 23cm

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Travel

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 June 2008

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Peter Delius