Cultural Atlas of China. CAROLINE AND MARK ELVIN BLUNDEN.

Cultural Atlas of China.

Oxford. Phaidon. 1983. Reprint. Stock ID #164253

Colour and black and white illustrations, maps and plans, 237pp, music, bibliography, gazetteer, index. Endpapers and dustjacket foxed, some tears on dustjacket now in protective covers, overall good in hardback. 31 x 24cm. "China is the world's oldest living civilization, in terms of a continuity of culture, and also one of the great international powers of today. A sharply focused understanding of its past is essential for making sense of its complex present, and archaic China is visible now with a clarity that would hardly have been thinkable a lifetime ago. The purpose of this Atlas is to make this strange and recently discovered world-both past and present-accessible to the general reader."--dustjacket gatefold. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 164253).

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