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Best Travel China Guide Books

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The best travel guide books about China!

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China: The Best Places To Take a Crap Report Abuse
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Longman Chinese-English Visual Dictionary of Chinese Culture by Roderick S. Bucknell Report Abuse
The Longman Chinese-English Visual Dictionary collects 20000 entries on 308 subjects related to people's daily life, including food, clothing, shelter and transportation-basic necessities of life, as well as social customs, Chinese culture, industry, agriculture, commerce, politics, law, etc. About 10000 illustrations are provided.
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Lonely Planet China (Country Travel Guide) by Bradley Mayhew Report Abuse
The 12th edition of Lonely Planet's massive China guide...and the most exciting one yet. The guide has been completely redesigned!
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CHINA: Portrait of a People by Tom Carter Report Abuse
Tom Carter's anthropological-like study of China stands apart in its genre, as it focuses expressly on the PEOPLE of China. His camera documented the complexity and diversity of China like no other book ever has.
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China (Eyewitness Travel Guides) by Peter Neville-Hadley Report Abuse
DK Eyewitness Travel's full-color guidebooks to hundreds of destinations around the world truly show you what others only tell you. They have become renowned for their visual excellence, which includes unparalleled photography, 3-D mapping, and specially commissioned cutaway illustrations.
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National Geographic Atlas of China by National Geographic Report Abuse
National Geographic maps the entire country with sections covering all provinces—including towns, cities, and transportation networks—to provide rich, comprehensive, and meticulously researched coverage of China's dynamic landscape.
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Urbanatomy: Shanghai 2008 by Urbanatomy Guides Report Abuse
The book is thick almost 600 pages of glossy type and pictures... One of the nicest features of the book is its breakdown by neighborhoods, with an occasional listing of shops, museums, and hotels along their respective streets.
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Insider's Guide to Beijing 2008 by Immersion Guides Report Abuse
Although there are guides to the Great Wall, Tiananmen and the Forbidden City, the book also contains insights into the lesser visited sights. Those relocating to Beijing will benefit from the careful review of life in Beijing, including a comprehensive guide to leasing, purchasing and the hunt for a living space in general.
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China Survival Guide: How To Avoid Travel Troubles and Mortifying Mishaps by Larry Herzberg Report Abuse
Originally released in time for the China Olympics, this little book immediately caught on with first-time and seasoned travelers thanks to its compact format, affordability, and reliable information delivered with savvy humor.
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Niubi!: The Real Chinese You Were Never Taught in School by Eveline Chao Report Abuse
Niubi! will make sure you learn all the colorful vernacular words and phrases used by Chinese people of all ages in a variety of situations, including flirting and dating, wheeling and dealing, and even specific Internet slang-not to mention plenty of Chinese words that are . . . well, best not to mention.
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Lost on Planet China: One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation by J. Maarten Troost Report Abuse
Veteran traveler Troost embarks on an extended tour of "the new wild west," China. Troost travels from the megalopolis of Beijing to small, remote trails in the hinterlands.
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