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Beijing

Author: Richard Platt; Manuela Cappon
Publisher: New York, NY : Kingfisher, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st American hardback edView all editions and formats
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Through Time: Beijing follows the story of several grand palaces and cities in what we now know as Beijing. Beginning in prehistoric times, an agricultural community slowly evolves. By the medieval period an imperial palace is taking shape. The reader follows the story of daily life under the different imperial dynasties, and of the cities that rise and fall around this site.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Platt; Manuela Cappon
ISBN: 9780753461754 0753461757
OCLC Number: 162502027
Notes: "Great dynasties, mighty conflicts, and the Forbidden City"--Cover.
Includes index.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 32 cm.
Contents: Marshy home --
Working the land --
Building Zhongdu --
Jin Palace --
Mongol conquest --
Kublai Khan's city --
Ming conquest --
Forbidden city --
life in the palace --
Fire! --
Fall of the Ming --
European visitors --
Western troops invade --
Boxer rebellion --
Last emperor --
New age --
Cultural revolution --
Museum city today.
Other Titles: Through time.
Responsibility: Richard Platt ; illustrated by Manuela Cappon.
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Through Time: Beijing follows the story of several grand palaces and cities in what we now know as Beijing. Beginning in prehistoric times, an agricultural community slowly evolves. By the medieval period an imperial palace is taking shape. The reader follows the story of daily life under the different imperial dynasties, and of the cities that rise and fall around this site.

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