Home to one-quarter of the world's population and heir to the richest civilization in history, China continues to exert a magnetic attraction on visitors. Archeological treasures, architectural masterpieces, stunning natural beauty and the inexhaustible variety of its people make any visit to China an unforgettable experience.
“...Full of historical information; the one to read before you go...” - Times (London)
“...A handsomely illustrated, compact guide...strong on culture...” - Longitude Books
“...The China Guide Series...has done a great deal to open visitors' eyes to less well-known locations , which can offer the traveler unique ranges of sights and experiences...” - Far Eastern Economic Review
+ The concise introduction to China 'then' and China 'now'.
+ Now featuring World Heritage Sites: China's thirty top cultural and scenic treasures.
+ Coverage on select remote regions as well as the most visited cities and sites.
+ Resident writers and researchers.
+ Top museums
+ Beautifully illustrated
+ Comprehensive list of websites for up-to-date practicalities and further research and reading.