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The Resource City of heavenly tranquility : Beijing in the history of China, Jasper Becker

City of heavenly tranquility : Beijing in the history of China, Jasper Becker

Label
City of heavenly tranquility : Beijing in the history of China
Title
City of heavenly tranquility
Title remainder
Beijing in the history of China
Statement of responsibility
Jasper Becker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Becker, Jasper
Dewey number
951/.156
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS795.3
LC item number
.B43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beijing (China)
  • China
  • Beijing (China)
Label
City of heavenly tranquility : Beijing in the history of China, Jasper Becker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-333) and index
Contents
In Xanadu -- The emperor of perpetual happiness -- Madness in the Forbidden City -- On the wild wall -- The Ming tombs -- In the garden of perfect brightness -- The broken bowl tea house -- The last sanctuary of the unknown and marvellous -- The last manchus -- In search of the golden flower -- Mao and Beijing -- History in stone -- The strange death of Lao She -- The red maid's tale -- The last playboy of Beijing -- The protectress of flowers -- Radiant city of the future -- Destroy! -- The eternal present
Control code
ocn191758450
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 370 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195309973
Lccn
2008004249
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1039885
  • (OCoLC)191758450
Label
City of heavenly tranquility : Beijing in the history of China, Jasper Becker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-333) and index
Contents
In Xanadu -- The emperor of perpetual happiness -- Madness in the Forbidden City -- On the wild wall -- The Ming tombs -- In the garden of perfect brightness -- The broken bowl tea house -- The last sanctuary of the unknown and marvellous -- The last manchus -- In search of the golden flower -- Mao and Beijing -- History in stone -- The strange death of Lao She -- The red maid's tale -- The last playboy of Beijing -- The protectress of flowers -- Radiant city of the future -- Destroy! -- The eternal present
Control code
ocn191758450
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 370 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195309973
Lccn
2008004249
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1039885
  • (OCoLC)191758450

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