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Old highways in China

by Isabelle Williamson

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Religious Tract Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- China -- Social conditions.,
  • China -- Description and travel.,
  • China -- Social life and customs -- 1644-1912.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Isabelle Williamson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24153796M
    OCLC/WorldCa3078667

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williamson, Isabelle. Old highways in China. New York: American Tract Society, [?] (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Old highways in China. [Isabelle Williamson; Religious Tract Society (Great Britain)] -- Describes the author's observations on everyday life made during her missionary travels through North China in the mid- to late s.

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The building of highways is seen as key to accelerating infrastructure construction. Incompleted investment in highway construction was billion yuan and key highway projects progressed, focusing mainly on the five north–south and seven east–west national arterial highways as well as highways in western China and in rural : GXXX (red).

4 hours ago  The title of the book refers to a plaque reading in Chinese “Kilometre zero point of highways of China” mounted on the ground in Tiananmen Square, which signifies the starting point of all. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner Old highways in China by Isabelle Williamson. Publication date Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English.

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High Road to China is an adventure serial set in a world adjusting to the aftermath of World War I, with airplanes as the key asset to the protagonists. For those that have seen the movie adaptation with Tom Selleck, expect to find a lot of differences in the story, characters, and the McGuffin/5.

Route is the Chinese Route It flows three thousand miles from east to west, passing through the factory towns of the coastal areas, through the rural heart of China, then up into the Gobi Desert, where it merges with the Old Silk Road.4/5. This page is for people who love the old roads and highways that have shaped our history and who, like myself want to learn more about them.

California's Newest US Highway. "Alternate US 50" was the first route in California to be signed as a US Highway in over 50 years and appeared for two years. In truth, this was a detour for US 50 in with a 25,mile network of flagstone highways. Today most of the old roads have been replaced by modern ones, but in the steepest mountains of western China, the graded highways were unable to surmount the highest peaks head-on as the old roads had done, and instead took a more circuitous route.

In the process long stretches of. By the end ofthere werehighway bridges highway tunnels. Huge investments are being made to maintain and afforest the highways.

With the increased demands of China's tremendous development the highway system is .Here is an alphabetical list of books about Highways, Roads, and "Roadside Features", both historic and modern, compiled by a librarian, that are currently available.

Click on the image or title for additional information and availability (purchases are provided by ). The list is frequently updated; so check back often.Inthe Christian missionary Isabelle Williamson set out from Chefoo (Yantai),China, to spread the gospel to Chinese women.

Her four separate journeys along the ancient roads of Shandong Province and Beijing are recorded in Old Highways in China (), a chronicle of the everyday lives of the women to whom she preached.