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Title:
A traveller's history of China
Author:
Haw, Stephen G.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition published 2001, [Third edition, fully revised and updated].
Publication Information:
New York : Interlink Books, 2001.
Physical Description:
x, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
General Note:
Bracketed edition statement from cover.
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9781566564038
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library DS735 .H34 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

The Traveller's History series is designed for travellers who want more historical background on the country they are visiting than can be found in a tour guide. Each volume offers a complete and authoritative history of the country from the earliest times up to the present. A Gazetteer cross-referenced to the main text pin-points the historical importance of sights and towns.Illustrated with maps and line drawings, this literate and lively series makes ideal before-you-go reading, and is just as handy tucked into suitcase or backpack.A Traveller's History of China provides a concise but fascinating journey from the country's earliest beginnings right up to the creation of the economic powerhouse that is today's China.


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