Amazing Asia: An Encyclopedia of an Epic Continent

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Welcome to Asia! Discover the incredible history and diversity of Asia in all its splendour, with this stunningly illustrated and fact-filled encyclopedia. We dive deep into this vast and epic continent, looking at its incredible past, its fascinating present, and its exciting future. Amazing Asia celebrates the five geographic regions – East, West, North and Central, South and South East.

Each regional section includes:

  • Highly illustrated regional map: Understand the geography and get to know the region's countries and fascinating facts about each of them.
  • Historical timeline and history spotlight: Time-travel back to explore Asia's magnificent empires and dynasties, rulers, leaders, protests and conflicts.
  • People and culture: Learn about the important regional foods, ways of life, industry, arts and crafts, music and dance.
  • Wildlife and landscapes: Explore breathtaking vistas, animal and plant life, such as the Bengal tiger, banyan trees, the Chocolate Hills, and the Mekong river.
  • Spectacular sights: Discover an awe-inspiring panorama with stunning, intricate details, such as Mount Fuji, Petra and the ancient city of Samarkand.
  • Change makers and superstars: Meet the region's most inspiring people from every area of life – e.g., Hayao Miyazaki, Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, Sachin Tendulkar, and Yip Pin Xiu.
  • Today, tomorrow: Wander across the region in the present day and take a glimpse at what its incredibly exciting future might look like.

Amazing Asia brings readers bang up to date, exploring everything from the origin of Asian migration, to pockets of Asian culture all over the planet. Find out about Asia's cultural reach across the globe with K-pop, martial arts, street food, sport, Bollywood, gaming and spirituality, as well as the rise in business and technology.

Celebratory and all-encompassing,this is the go-to illustrated children's reference on Asia. From the Singing Dunes of Mongolia and the towering peaks of the Himalayas – to the rise of tech, artificial intelligence, mega-cities and superpowers, this is a breathtaking, thought-provoking and inspiring read for the whole family. 

Product Details

Price
£20.00  £19.00
Publisher
Quarto Publishing PLC
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780711288317

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