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The Contemporary atlas of China

Author: Nathan Sivin
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains maps and information on the geographical regions, history, society, and culture of China.
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Genre/Form: Atlases
History
Maps
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Contemporary atlas of China.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1988
(OCoLC)646836586
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Sivin
ISBN: 0395473292 9780395473290
OCLC Number: 17674586
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 1 atlas (200 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 31 cm.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: Introduction : a chronology of China --
Maps --
Regions. Northeast China --
North China --
North-Northwest China --
Central China --
South China --
Southwest China --
Tibet and Qinghai --
Beijing --
Plant life --
Animal life --
Conservation --
History. The Great Wall --
The emperors --
Society in Imperial China --
The history of science and technology --
International contacts --
Western intrusion --
Downfall of the empire --
The rise of the Communist party --
The long march --
The life of Mao Zedong --
The Cultural Revolution --
Modern government/Deng Xiaoping Society. Population and minority nationalities --
The role of women --
Religion today --
Life in the country --
Life in the city --
Education --
Medicine and health care --
Sports and leisure --
Food and regional cooking --
Customs and festivals --
Culture. The Chinese language --
Archaeological discoveries --
Painting and ceramics --
Metalwork, jade, and sculpture --
Silk and lacquer --
Architecture and gardens China today. Natural resources --
Agriculture --
Light industry --
Heavy industry --
Developments in trade --
An expanding economy --
Transport and communications --
The army and defense --
Modern science and technology --
The visitor's China --
Hong Kong --
China's future --
The maps of China : index.
Responsibility: Nathan Sivin, consulting editor.

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Contains maps and information on the geographical regions, history, society, and culture of China.

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