Taiwan

Taiwan

Art and Civilisation

eBook - 2007
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Annotation Taiwan's specific situation in Asia is the source of its thorn past. Situated in the South East of China, Taiwan was at the crossroads of many maritime routes and squeezed between its neighbors, China and Japan. Aftercenturies of foreign occupation, Taiwan has a unique history. Taiwan, Art and Civilization sheds light on Taiwan's beautiful scenery as well as its colorful history in the form of a true initiatory trip. Through magnificent illustrations, Taiwan reveals its secret beauty, its fauna andflora intertwined with its unique architecture. Home of the traditional and the modern, the gorgeous island is also the home of a very dynamic artistic scene. One thus fully grasps why the Portuguese named her Ilha Formosa, beautiful island.
Publisher: New York : Parkstone Press International, ©2007
ISBN: 9781780429878
1780429878
9781859951385
9781780429878
1859951384
Characteristics: 1 online resource (255 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
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Additional Contributors: Taiwan National Cultural Association

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