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China Travel & Culture Guides
Note: These books are available for you to use before leaving the U--please do not take library books with you on your learning abroad trip. eBooks can be accessed online while on your trip.
Frommer's China (2012) by
Available as an eBook by clicking the title link above.
Frommer's China guides you to the highlights of this vast and varied land, and includes our authors' insider advice on the best experiences, from hiking through some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet to visiting traditional imperial sights.
CultureShock! China by
General Collection, Level 2: DS779.23 .E19 2011
CultureShock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a longterm resident, CultureShock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures.
Country Driving: a Chinese Road Trip by
General Collection, Level 2: DS712 .H457 2011
Peter Hessler, whom the Wall Street Journal calls "one of the Western world's most thoughtful writers on modern China," deftly illuminates the vast, shifting landscape of a traditionally rural nation that, having once built walls against foreigners, is now building roads and factory towns that look to the outside world.
Interncontinental's Best of China by
General Collection, Level 2: DS712 .L385 2008
An extensive guide of the various regions of China, broaching language, customs, foods, and daily life in addition to the various sites profiled.
Lonely Planet's China (2007) by
General Collection, Level 2: DS705 .C456 2007
First-time visitors and China travel veterans alike will get sound advice on hotels, sights and transport. Local Chinese contributors help get readers under the skin of their country.
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Programs in China
Some of the learning abroad programs in China currently offered. Check the Learning Abroad website for a complete list.