Interest in China has never been greater – the country’s economy is booming. Organized geographically, the main section of the book enables readers to experience the beauty and diversity of the country’s multifa-ceted provinces. In these chapters, the day-to-day lives of the people in China and the complex dialogue between tradition and modernity in contemporary Chinese society are depicted through vibrant images and text.
The sections are cross-referenced against one another. Introductory texts give brief surveys of each region‘s history and special features, whilst futher detail is provided in the illustrations‘ captions.
 

160 x 230 mm / 6.3 x 9.06 inch, 512 pp,
600 illustrations, published 2008
rights sold: Germany, UK, Australia,
Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, France, Spain