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China Baedeker Guide By Other primary creator Bardeker

China Baedeker Guide by Other primary creator Bardeker

Condition - Very Good
$15.49
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Summary

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 large, fully-indexed, pull-out map.

China Baedeker Guide Summary

China Baedeker Guide by Other primary creator Bardeker

Baedeker; the mostfamous and cherished travel brand in the world. This superb full-color,illustrated guide features 3D laminated cut-outs to show you the key sights inperspective and a large, fully-indexed, pull-out map. Additional detailed mapsand plans can also be found throughout the guide, clearly pin-pointing the bestplaces to stay and the top places to eat and drink. At the heart of the guideis a wealth of comprehensive information written by experts on the sights andtop attractions, in an easy-to-read A-Z format. Also included are practicaltravel tips covering accommodation and food and drink for all budgets,entertainment, sport, transport and health; not to mention some insider tipsfor saving money or having a unique travel experience. There is also a varietyof recommended tours covering the best routes available, to ensure you get themost from your destination. The plastic wallet allows you to keep the guide andmap together and ensures that both will survive in all weather. Baedeker -setting a new standard in 21st century travel guide publishing.

About Other primary creator Bardeker

Since 1827, Baedeker has set a benchmark for guidebooks and remains the most famous and cherished travel brand in the world. With over 50 titles available, the range is ever-expanding to keep up with the needs of today's travelers.

Table of Contents

BACKGROUND: Ever Changing China; Facts; Nature; Population, Politics, Economy; History; Prehistory and Early Historical Period; The First Empire and its Fall; Second Empire; The Rise of the Steppe Peoples; The Beijing Era;From the Opium Wars to Chairman Mao; The Peoples Republic of China; Art and Culture; Architecture; 3D: Timber Frame Construction; Garden Palaces and the Art of Gardening; Ink Painting; Writing as an Art Form; Modern Art; Theatre and Opera; Buddhism; Gautama and the Ten Thousand Buddhas; Taoism; Confucianism and the Cult of the State; Famous People. PRACTICALITIES: Accommodation; Arrival, Before the Journey; Children in China; Electricity; Emergency calls; Etiquette and Customs; Festivals, Holidays, Events, Food and Drink; Health; Herbs, Qi and a Long Life; Information; Language and Writing; Literatur; Media; Money; Personal Safety; Post, Telecommunications; Prices; Shopping, Souvenirs; Sport and Outdoors; Time; Tipping; Transport; Travellers with Disabilities; Weights and Measures; When to Go. TOURS: Tours through China; Travelling in China; Tour 1: Traditional Highlights; Tour 2: Alternative Highlights; Tour 3: The Silk Road; Tour 4: Back to Chinas Roots; Tour 5: Tibet. SIGHTS FROM A to Z: Beijing; 3D: Imperial Palace; Courtyard Houses and Hutongs; Changbai Shan; Changsha; Chengde; 3D: Puning Si Monastery; Chengdu; Chongqing; Dali; Datong; Dazu; Dunhuang; The Hidden Library; Emei Shan; Guangzhou; Guilin; Hangzhou; Harbin; Hohhot; Hongkong; 3D: Skyline of Hong Kong Island; No Room for Sentiment; Huang Shan; Huanglong, Jiuzhaigou; Jiayuguan; Kashgar; Kunming; Kuqa; Lanzhou; Leshan; Lijiang; The Bus to Shangri-La; Luoyang; Macau; Nanchang; Nanjing; Ningbo; Putuo Shan; Qingdao; Quanzhou; Qufu; Sanya; Shanghai; Shenyang; Suzhou; Tai Shan, Taian; Taiyuan; The Great Walls of China; Tianjin; Tibet; 3D: Potala Palace; Turfan; A rumqi; Wudang Shan; Wuhan; Wulingyuan; Wutai Shan; Wuyi Shan; Xiamen; Xian; 3D: Terracotta Army; Xishuangbanna; Yangtze Gorges; Yangzhou. Chinese Names for Asking Directions; Chinese Phrasebook. Glossary; Index; List of Maps and Illustrations; Photo Credits; Publishers Information.

Additional information

GOR003370574
China Baedeker Guide by Other primary creator Bardeker
Used - Very Good
Paperback
MAIRDUMONT GmbH & Co. KG
2009-10-09
636
3829766203
9783829766203
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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