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BEIJING WALKS

21.95

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Informations complémentaires

Publisher : ODYSSEY

Publication date : 2008

EAN/ISBN : 9789622177628

Format : paperback

Size : 13.4 x 2.2 x 22.1 cm

Number of pages : 384

Description

cultural guide

Ever since Marco Polo published his wide-eyed report on Khanbaligh, or Cambaluc, the city of the Mongol khans, Peking - as Beijing has been known for most of the past 300 years - has captured the Western imagination as few other ancient cities have. Beijing Walks presents six detailed walking tours of the most important historic quarters of the Chinese capital - the Forbidden City, the former Legation Quarter, Beihai Park, the Temple of Heaven, the Confucius Temple, the Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, and the Olympic Village. All tours are placed in their imperial contexts and enlivened with traditional maps, drawings and photographs. Don Cohn offers vital information on everything from feng shui, Pekingese dogs and Peking Duck to Peking opera and the emperors' private lives, evoking the sights, sounds and smells of old Peking - its pleasures and its grandeur.
+ Imbued with the charm of imperial times
+ First-hand experience from a China afficionado
+ When to go, including the advantages of off-season travel+ Chinese-English index
+ Stylish maps for each walk

Delivery conditions

Shipment by tracked mail or Colissimo

1 - France :
  • up to 0.100 gr  : 2.5 euros
  • 0.250 gr : 4.00 euros
  • 0.500 gr : 5.00 euros
  • 1.000 gr : 6.50 euros
  • 2.000 gr : 8.50 euros
  • 3.000 gr : 14.00 euros
  • 5.000 gr : 14.00 euros
2 - Europe and Maghreb :
  • up to 0.100 gr : 5.40 euros
  • 0.250 gr : 9.20 euros
  • 0.500 gr : 12.00 euros
  • 1.000 gr : 16.25 euros
  • 2.000 gr : 19.00 euros
  • 5.000 gr : 26.60 euros
3 - Rest of the world :
  • same up to 2 kgs

Return or exchange authorized and refunded up to 14 days - The item must be returned in its original condition with the invoice and packaging.

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