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Inscribed Landscapes: Travel Writing from Imperial China

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Inscribed Landscapes: Travel Writing from Imperial China
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520085809
ISBN-13: 9780520085800
Number of pages: 489

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This anthology is the only comprehensive collection in English of Chinese travel writing from the first century A.D. through the nineteenth. The anthology is abundantly illustrated with paintings, portraits, maps, and drawings. Each selection is meticulously translated, carefully annotated, and prefaced by a brief description of the writer's life and work.

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