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Beijing Time

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Michael Robert Dutton | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674027892
ISBN 13 : 9780674027893

An anthropological tour of the great Chinese megalopolis allows readers to peer into the ordinary lives of Beijing's inhabitants to reveal how they work and live, the rules and rit..


Time Out Beijing

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Time Out | Publisher : Time Out Guides

ISBN 10 : 1904978746
ISBN 13 : 9781904978749

Beijing is big news. As the nerve centre of China's economic boom, whole swathes of the city have become huge construction sites with glass-walled skyscrapers rising high above the..


The Last Days Of Old Beijing

Pub Date : 2010-07-23 | Author : Michael Meyer | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9780802779120
ISBN 13 : 0802779123

Journalist Michael Meyer has spent his adult life in China, first in a small village as a Peace Corps volunteer, the last decade in Beijing--where he has witnessed the extraordinar..


It S About Time

Pub Date : 2014-04-01 | Author : Liz Evers | Publisher : Michael O'Mara

ISBN 10 : 9781782430872
ISBN 13 : 1782430873

From the ice-age recordings of moon cycles and the earliest calendars, to modern wristwatches and quantum clocks, time and its effects have always enthralled mankind. We've spent c..


Bowing To Beijing

Pub Date : 2011-11-14 | Author : Brett M. Decker | Publisher : Regnery Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781596982963
ISBN 13 : 1596982969

Flattery Won’t Tame a Raging Dragon While the Obama administration is mired in big-government “solutions” to “threats” such as global warming, unregulated businesses, and..


Beijing S Games

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Susan Brownell | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 0742556409
ISBN 13 : 9780742556409

Why is hosting the Olympic Games so important to China? What is the significance of a quintessential symbol of Western civilization taking place in the heart of the Far East? Will ..


Boxing With Shadows

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Brian Johnston | Publisher : Melbourne Univ. Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0522853307
ISBN 13 : 9780522853308

The author skilfully evokes contemporary China and the Chinese; his delightful account is peppered with his encounters with the unexpected, including a TV crew, a snake and China's..