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China: A Provisional Atlas is a comprehensive and detailed visual illustration of one of the worlds most fascinating and complex countries. Arranged by province, the atlas contains regional and topical maps accompanied by an authoritative and concise text. Using the unique Hachuring method of cartography, the maps portray a three-dimensional perception of the earths surface, vividly illustrating the reliefs of each province and region. This innovative technique gives the reader a distinct visual understanding of Chinas landscape. A vital reference work for the general public, students, geographers, Asia specialists, researchers, journalists, and tourists, China: A Provisional Atlas provides clear, accurate, and up-to-date information on a rapidly changing yet old civilisation.