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Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang - Understand Kuala Lumpur and Survival Guide (Chapter)
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All the info you need on everything from history, culture and religion, to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for gay and lesbian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the big issues of the day and the forces shaping the future, at a glance
- info on the people and religion of this multicultural region
- full coverage of KL’s arts and architecture: colonial relics, skyscrapers and more
- details on the national parks and varied wildlife around the city
Coverage includes: Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang Today: The Mewling Tiger, Identity Questions, The Other Big Issues, Government & Politics and The Future of Taiwan, History: Early History, The Dutch Colonial Era, Taiwan in the Qing Dynasty, The Japanese Colonial Era: 1895-1945, Taiwan under KMT Rule, The Post-Martial-Law Period: 1988-2000 and Taiwan in the 21st Century, The People of Taiwan: Taiwan’s Modernity, Ethnicity, Taiwanese Women Today, Lifestyle and The Taiwanese Character, Religion in Taiwan: A Brief History, Three Faiths (Plus One), Pilgrimage, Acts of Worship & Prayer, Same God, Many Statues and Religion & Modern Life, The Temples of Taiwan: History, Architectural Features, Temple Decorative Arts and Temples Today, The Arts of Taiwan: Modern Visual Arts, Indigenous Arts & Crafts, Music, Performing Arts, Cinema and Literature, The Landscape of Taiwan: The Beauty, Mountains, Rivers & Plains, Wetlands Environmental Issues and Natural Disasters: Earthquakes, Typhoons & Landslides, Wildlife Guide: Taiwan’s Forests & Climate, Plants, Animals and Conservation, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Language.
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- Organised by neighbourhood with detailed listings on everything
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- Includes an A-Z Survival Guide and extensive pre-planning sections
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