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An Armchair Traveller's History of Beijing.

An Armchair Traveller's History of Beijing.

Publisher: London : Haus Publishing, 2016.
Series: Armchair Traveller's History.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

An Armchair Traveller's History of Beijing presents the capital from its earliest beginnings as a prehistoric campsite for Peking Man through its fluctuating fortunes under a dozen dynasties. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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An Armchair Traveller's History of Beijing.
London : Haus Publishing, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781909961302 1909961302
OCLC Number: 966463859
Description: 1 online resource (131 pages)
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Dynasties; 1: The Land of Swallows: Prehistory to 221 BC; 2: North and South: 221 BC-AD 1215; 3: Khanbalikh: 1215-1368; 4: The Forbidden City: 1368-1644; 5: 'Peking': 1644-1912; 6: Northern Peace: 1912-1949; 7: Empty Spaces: 1949-1989; 8: Beijing in the 21st Century; 9: Eating and Drinking; 10: Travel Logistics; 11: Gazetteer; Chronology of Major Events; Further Reading and References.
Series Title: Armchair Traveller's History.


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"If New York and London dominated the global imagination in the twentieth century, Beijing is already in the process of usurping them in the twenty first. An extraordinarily exciting city, possessed Read more...

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