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2 edition of Visitors to China found in the catalog.

Visitors to China

Keith Pratt

Visitors to China

eyewitness accounts of Chinese history

by Keith Pratt

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKeith Pratt.
SeriesSources of history
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18876665M

Many first-time visitors to Xi'an are seeking the massive terra-cotta army standing guard over the tomb of China's first emperor. Xi'an was Nicknamed “California’s backbone,” this region of towering granite peaks defines much of the state’s eastern boundary. Visit Yosemite Valley, Lake Tahoe, Mammoth Lakes, and the giant trees of Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks—all within a day’s drive of either San Francisco or L.A.

Chinese visitors tend to be younger than the average visitor to the UK: about 46% of visits from China were made by people aged years old in Those visiting Britain from China are more likely than average to be making their first visit: only 30% of the holidaymakers from China departing the UK in (excluding British expats) had already visited the UK within the past 10 years.   The book tells individual stories that, together, offer an excellent window on China from to Strangely, there is no good English-language biography of Deng Xiaoping. In its stead, I enjoyed the latter parts of Jonathan Fenby’s “The Penguin History of Modern China.”.

The eighties also saw further travel. In she was a member of the Australia/China Council party which toured China, and poems written on this tour (Kath Walker in China) became the first collection written by an Aborigine to be co-published by Australian and Chinese publishing houses and presented in Chinese and English. Explore Guangzhou holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. Despite breakneck redevelopment up to and after the Asian Games, much of the metropolis still hums along at a pleasantly sedate pace, where narrow, leafy streets conceal temples and mosques, pockets of colonial-era heritage, traditional dim-sum eateries, distinctive.


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