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The Forbidden City

Author: Roderick MacFarquhar; Newsweek, inc. Book Division.
Publisher: New York : Newsweek, 1972.
Series: Wonders of man.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Forbidden City provides a lively and informative history, along with many illustrations of perhaps Chinas most famous city.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacFarquhar, Roderick.
Forbidden City.
New York, Newsweek [1972]
(OCoLC)578946487
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick MacFarquhar; Newsweek, inc. Book Division.
ISBN: 0882250221 9780882250229 088225023X 9780882250236
OCLC Number: 539591
Description: 172 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
Contents: The Forbidden City in history --
A kingdom lost for love --
Behind the Great Wall --
The great interior --
"Where Earth and sky meet" --
The curse of the Yehe woman --
End of the imperial era --
The unforbidden city --
The Forbidden City in literature reference --
Chronology of Chinese history --
The Great Wall --
Guide to other monuments of China --
Selected bibliography --
Acknowledgments and picture credits.
Series Title: Wonders of man.
Responsibility: by Roderick MacFarquhar and the editors of the Newsweek Book Division.

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