Ancient Culture, Modern LandBook - 1994
Whatever aspect of China interests the reader, this beautifully illustrated volume will provide a thorough and thought-provoking look at this complex and often volatile country.
Said to be the oldest continuous civilization, China is a country full of contradictions; it is at once tranquil and dramatic, unified and diverse. China: Ancient Culture, Modern Land gives the reader the experience of living in China today as well as an overview of ancient Chinese history and culture.
Baker & Taylor
Anthropologists, archaeologists, geographers, and historians chronicle the evolution of Chinese culture and history from antiquity to present times
The series aims to provide reliable, up-to-date, well-illustrated accounts of the world's great civilizations. Fourteen authors have contributed chapters in sections on the land, the past, and the present and future of China. The many color illustrations at least a couple on every page are captioned, beautifully printed, and well-integrated with both the content of the text and the page design. 9.5x12.5" Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.