Reading list for ENGR 290: China 2012
Books and a bit more serious reading
Global Studies: China
By Professor Zhiqun Zhu of Bucknell University that discusses how we study abroad in China. The book contains culture, history, and facts about China. Available from Amazon:
Lonely Planet's Section on China
Lonely Planet is a collection of books about various places. This one is about China. Some introductory materials are online.
A group of Harvard's China scholars discuss Chinese nationalism.
Country Driving -- A journey through China from farm to factory
by Peter Hessler. This is a book about experiences in China written by the author who lived in and travelled through China extensively.
by Rob Gifford who was a Beijing correspondent of National Public Radio. The book is a record of his accounts of travel through a cross-country highway.
Quick travel and culture advice:
U.S. State Department travel website:
CIA fact book about China:
A collection of information about China:
Some culture and custom differences between China and the west:
More facts and customs of China:
Some travel information about China:
Wikipedia description of China:
The cities we will be visiting