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Author: Ned Bayrd; Newsweek, inc. Book Division.
Publisher: New York : Newsweek, [1974]
Series: Wonders of man.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This ancient city's imperial epoch - which began in A.D. 794 and lasted for more than a thousand turbulent years -- was to witness the emergence of a vital and independent new civilization that could be ranked among the most refined and elegant in the world.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bayrd, Ned.
Kyoto.
New York : Newsweek, [1974]
(OCoLC)569582900
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ned Bayrd; Newsweek, inc. Book Division.
ISBN: 088225085X 9780882250854 0882250868 9780882250861
OCLC Number: 1004175
Description: 172 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
Contents: Kyoto in history / by Edwin Bayrd. Purple hills and crystal streams ; Dwellers among the clouds ; The way of the warrior ; The court eclipsed ; Japan's three heroes ; The capital abandoned ; city of a thousand shrines --
Kyoto in literature --
Reference. Chronology of Japanese history ; Guide to Japan's ancient capital ; Selected bibliography ; Acknowledgments and picture credits ; Index.
Series Title: Wonders of man.
Responsibility: by Edwin Bayrd and the editors of the Newsweek Book Division.

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This ancient city's imperial epoch - which began in A.D. 794 and lasted for more than a thousand turbulent years -- was to witness the emergence of a vital and independent new civilization that could be ranked among the most refined and elegant in the world.

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