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ISBN-10: 1465411828

ISBN-13: 9781465411822

DK Eyewitness trip consultant: China unearths the beauty of China's maximum attractions, together with in-depth insurance of the Forbidden urban and Terracotta infantrymen. The advisor presents professional assistance for traveling the nice Wall, cruising during the wonderful Yangzi 3 Gorges, and exploring the modern towns of Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Explore China's cultural background via richly illustrated good points on every little thing from the Beijing Opera to Confucianism, calligraphy, and the cult of Mao.

DK Eyewitness commute consultant: China comprises three-D cutaway illustrations, flooring plans, and reconstructions of the main architectural points of interest, plus maps of the foremost towns and cities. the simplest locations to stick and devour were supplied by means of resident specialists and suggestions on neighborhood specialties will make sure you don't leave out China's top dishes. Markets and fairs are indexed city through city.

With 1000's of full-color images, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that brighten each web page, DK Eyewitness shuttle consultant: China indicates you this various kingdom as not anyone else can.

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Central & East Oroqen Hezhe O L I A Manchu Korean Mongolian Hui The Tujia of Hunan, Hubei and Sichuan have a history stretching back over 2,000 years. 7 million Tujia. YELLOW SEA N The 630,000 She live mainly in Fujian and Zhejiang Provinces. They are farmers, with a strong artistic tradition using bamboo. Another small group, the Gaoshan (about 400,000) are from Taiwan, but many have settled on the eastern mainland, notably in Fujian Province. 1 million Yao people. 1 million Li who inhabit the tropical island of Hainan are best known for their traditional weaving skills, producing colorful woven articles.

Rice cakes (zongzi) are eaten. Hong Kong has several very colorful events, one with international teams. Shanghai International Film Festival (Jun) First held in October 1993, this is the only accredited international film festival in mainland China, and it shows a range of new films from around the world. The main film prize is the Golden Goblet, and a prize is also awarded for young Asian movie talent. 52  INTRODUCING CHINA Qingdao International Beer Festival (Aug) Held in the eastern port city of Qingdao, Shandong, home of Tsingtao Beer, brewed from the spring waters of nearby Lao Shan (see p152).

The first paper was made from mulberry bark, bamboo, hemp, linen, and silk. The crossbow had better range, penetration, and accuracy than the standard bow. The decimal system developed alongside the writing system and led to mathematical advances. 2000 BC 2000 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 600 400 200 1800 1600 1400 1200 1000 800 600 400 200 BC High-fired stoneware: first produced in the Shang dynasty, at the same time as the early glazes that added strength color, and waterproofing. Kuan or moldboard plow: increased the efficiency of farmers.

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