Wild China

by John MacKinnon

Publisher: New Holland in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 208 Downloads: 560
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  • Natural history -- China.,
  • Biogeography -- China.,
  • Natural areas -- China.,
  • China -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Statementtext by John MacKinnon ; photographs by Nigel Hicks.
ContributionsHicks, Nigel., World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong.
The Physical Object
Pagination208p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18930984M
ISBN 101853682365

  Programme 4: Beyond the Great Wall China's emperors built the Great Wall to keep their kingdom safe from the hostile barbarians to the north. This is a land of warrior tribes, bizarre wildlife and. Wild China. Wild China is a BBC nature documentary series about the natural history and some examples of traditional lifestyles of China. The series consists of six episodes, each of which deals with the wildlife and people's lifestyles from a different part of China's territory. This chapter reviews the status of captive and a wild tiger in China, describes efforts to restore wild tiger populations in China, and discusses the significant ramifications for tiger conservation throughout Asia. In Chinese philosophy, the universe consists of two opposing but complementary forces: yin and yang. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China is a tale of extraordinary cruelty and bravery, of death and survival. Breathtaking in its scope, unforgettable in its description of China’s long nightmare, it is both an important work of history and a remarkable human document. Share.

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Summary & Study Guide Description. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. My China Travel Journal. Ages: This book is first in a series by Whole Wide World Toys, a small family-owned company that develops multicultural books and toys that teach children about fascinating world cultures and faraway places to inspire curiosity in their little minds. "as the revolution was made by human beings, it was burdened with their failings." Wild Swans is a memoir of three generations of author Jung Chang’s family, principally the lives of her grandmother, mother and herself but through the lives of these three successive generations the reader is given a front row seat into some of the most momentous events of the twentieth /5(). Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China. Author. Chang, Jung. Publisher. Simon & Schuster. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit.

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About this book. China has more varied habitats for wildlife than anywhere else on the planet: rivers carve immense gorges through the world's loftiest mountain peaks; vast deserts range from searing heat to mind-numbing cold; wild horses gallop across grass steppe land; shallow seas teem with life; steaming jungles harbour colourful birds and temperate forests shelter giant.

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China is a family history that spans a century, recounting the lives of three female generations in China, by Chinese writer Jung published inWild Swans contains the biographies of her grandmother and her mother, then finally her own book won two awards: the NCR Book Award and the British Author: Jung Chang.

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Organized geographically, the book starts with a description of the Chinese heartland, then ventures on to cover the Manchurian forests, deserts, and grasslands; the Tibetan Plateau; tropical and temperate forests; limestone hills and caves; and /5(16).

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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China by Jung Chang Hardcover $ Ships from and sold by by:   Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China contains the best account of Maoist China that I have read so far.

The viewpoint comes from the lineage of three Chinese women and begins before Mao's dictatorship which IMO is a nice touch, because it offers the contrast of the neighborly, respectful, more peaceful China of the past/5. With Bernard Hill. An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol /10(K).

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On iPlayer. Product Description. With splendour, scale and romance, Wild China lifts the veil on the world's most enigmatic and magnificent country, delving into its vibrant habitats to reveal a land of unbelievable natural complexity.

Journey across China from the glittering peaks of the Himalayas to the barren steppe, the sub-Arctic to the tropical islands, through deserts both searingly hot /5(). Catch the six-part series Wild China on the Travel Channel: Part 1, airing July 27th and Part 2, on August 3rd.

The series will also be released on DVD, August 5th. “Names like Gobi Desert, Silk Road, Yangtze, the sucker frog, and even yatsa gunbu (winter worms) come alive in this enthralling book. I read The Wild Orchid by Cameron Dokey back in April for the Dewey Readathon.

This young adult book retells the ballad of Mulan. Its a bit more in-depth than the Disney film but lacking the awesome songs (and yes I totally have Be A Man on my iPod). Set in /5. The success of Wild Swans has perhaps given her a touchingly naive confidence in a book's revolutionary influence.

"Bits of the information were around," concedes Chang, "but they were like pieces Author: Guardian Staff. The story chronicles her family over three generations in post-imperialist and Communist China.

The book illustrates not only the experiences of Chang's family, but also provides an outline of the changing political and social climate in China during the 20th Century.

Wild Swans is effective as a passionate memoir and as an historical by: Jung Chang was born in Yibin, Sichuan Province, China, in She left China for Britain in and obtained a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of York inthe first person from the People’s Republic of China to receive a doctorate from a British ed on: Aug An exceptional tribute to three generations of courageous and articulate Chinese women: the grandmother, born in into a still feudal society; the mother, a Communist official and then ``enemy of the people''; and the daughter, the author, raised during the reactionary Cultural Revolution, then sent abroad inwhen the story ends, to study in England, where she.

J ung Chang was born in China in and came to Britain in She is the author of Wild Swans, Mao: The Unknown Story (with her husband, the historian Jon Halliday) and Empress Dowager Cixi Author: Anita Sethi.

I haven’t read this particular book, but Jung Chang is a controversial writer in China, having written the book “Mao: The Untold Story”, a scathing account of Mao’s life that also includes questions about the military victories that the PLA claime.

Get this from a library. Wild swans: three daughters of China. [Jung Chang] -- "Through the story of three generations of women -- grandmother, mother and daughter -- 'Wild Swans' tells nothing less than the whole tumultuous history of China's tragic twentieth century, from.

Jung Chang interview: why I'm still banned in China Jung Chang, the bestselling author of Wild Swans tells Sabine Durrant why she’s ruffling more feathers back home in China with her latest book. Foxfeather Zenkova is raising funds for Creative Sojourn Volume 2 - Artists' Journey to Wild China on Kickstarter.

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The book starts by telling the story of the author's grandmother, Yu-Fang. At the age of two her feet were bound, an. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Jung Chang, Simon & Schuster pp. ISBN Summary Blending the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history, Wild Swans has become a bestselling classic in thirty languages, with more than ten million copies sold.

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