|Title: ||China (coffee-table book, mini, bilingual Chinese-English)|
|Author / Editor: ||郭光 Guo Guang|
|Publisher: ||中国青年出版社 (CYPI Press)|
|Language: ||simplified Chinese Character|
|Date of Publication: ||2008.04|
|Number of pages: ||229|
|Dimensions: ||19.5 x 13.5 cm|
CHINA presents a stunning collection of previously unpublished photos by native photographers revealing the unique combination of China's natural landscape and multicultural civilisation.
The images selected for this one-of-a-kind presentation include portraits of 42 of the most representative natural and cultural attractions in China, including 28 notable World Heritage sites.
Created by dozens of of the country's top photographers, the 238 artful pictures present a provocative journey to the most spectacular natural landscapes of China, revealing the
ancient origins of Chinese culture and tradition. Open any of the 12 gatefolds to expose another aspect of the splendour and complex origins of this wonderful civilisation. Many
of these unique photographs provide close-up perspectives on the finer detail of colour and contour. A 10-page index emphasises the traditional and geographic significance of the
sites, adding cultural and historical depth to the presentation. The monuments covered here are the pride of the Chinese people as well as wonders appreciated by naturalists and
anthropologists throughout the world. CHINA is a great gift for everyone with an interest in the natural and cultural magnificence of this 5,000 year old civilisation. The artfulness
of the photos and the high quality of the reproductions make CHINA a treasured addition to any quality collection.
China is a collection of photographs that portray the unique combination of China’s natural landscape and historical civilisation. This book presents stunning portraits of 44 of the most representative natural and cultural attractions in China, including 28 notable World Heritage Sites.
Created by dozens of the country’s top photographers, the 238 wonderful pictures will take you on an exciting journey to the most spectacular natural beauties of China, where you can explore the mysterious traces of the ancient Chinese tradition. Open the 12 gatefolds to marvel at the splendour of Nature and the greatness of civilisation. Some photographs provide close-up views to show the finer details of colour and contour. The index at the back highlights the traditional and geographical significance of the sights, adding more cultural and historical interest to the book.
China is a precious gift for anyone who would love to experience the natural and cultural beauty of this 5,000-year-old civilisation. The historic and cultural monuments covered here are not only the pride of the Chinese people, but wonders for the whole world.