2 edition of See inside an ancient Chinese town found in the catalog.
See inside an ancient Chinese town
Focuses on life in Loyang which became the new capital of the Han empire of China in 25 A.D.
|Other titles||An ancient Chinese town.|
|Statement||[author, Penelope Hughes-Stanton ; adviser, Robert Knox ; editor, Adrian Sington ; ill., Charlotte Snook, Mike Saunders, Rob McCaig].|
|Contributions||Sington, Adrian., Snook, Charlotte., Saunders, Mike., McCaig, Rob.|
|LC Classifications||DS796.L57 H83 1979|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||29 p. :|
|Number of Pages||29|
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Travel back to Ancient China to see emperors in palaces, traders on the Silk Road and soldiers guarding the Great Wall in this fascinating lift-the-flap book. A lively account of China's amazing history and incredible inventions, with links to specially selected websites where you can fly over the G.
Lijiang Ancient Town. Lijiang Ancient Town, also known as Dayan Ancient Town, is a large scale plateau y built in the Southern Song Dynasty, it has about an years history. You can see pure Jade Dragon Snow Mountain from Lijiang Ancient Town, and explore some ethnic minorities' unique culture and life such as Naxi culture and Mosuo matrilineal culture.
How an ancient Chinese town survived the tumultuous Cultural Revolution which Lonely Planet calls “China’s best-preserved ancient walled town.” and scores of others inside the. The book of Travel in Chinese Ancient Towns, with elegant style and exquisite pictures re-shows the style of ancient towns in China.
The book also provides very practical information about traffic, tickets, telephone, food and hotel and it is hoped that the book can help readers enter smoothly into ancient Author: Ben She.
For god's sake please remove this place from Tripadvisor. It's a wall, that's it, the one you see on the picture and nothing else.
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Furong Ancient Town Furong Town or Hibiscus Town is located Yongshun County of Western Hunan Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.
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