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Flavours of the Middle Kingdom
Language: en
Pages: 167
Authors: Lydia Leong, Jamilah Mohd Hassan
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International

Flavours of the Middle Kingdom is a two-fold book that uncovers some of China's best-loved recipes while revealing the colourful stories behind them.
Secrets from a Chinese Kitchen
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Vivienne Lo, Jenny Lo
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Anova Books

The author recounts his meetings with numerous people during his sixty-year career, including Dwight D. Eisenhower, Jelly Roll Morton, and Erma Bombeck, and explains why each of them left the world a better or more interesting place.
Long Peace Street
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Jonathan Chatwin
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-12 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

Through the centre of China’s historic capital, Long Peace Street cuts a long, arrow-straight line. It divides the Forbidden City, home to generations of Chinese emperors, from Tiananmen Square, the vast granite square constructed to glorify a New China under Communist rule. To walk the street is to travel through
Florence: Capital of the Kingdom of Italy, 1865-71
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Monika Poettinger, Piero Roggi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This edited collection provides the first comprehensive history of Florence as the mid-19th century capital of the fledgling Italian nation. Covering various aspects of politics, economics, culture and society, this book examines the impact that the short-lived experience of becoming the political and administrative centre of the Kingdom of Italy
The History of the World
Language: en
Pages: 1260
Authors: John Morris Roberts, Odd Arne Westad
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"The fifth revised edition was published in Great Britain as The new Penguin history of the world by Penguin Press/Allen Lane, 2012"--Title page verso.