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City of heavenly tranquility : Beijing in the history of China

Author: Jasper Becker
Publisher: Oxford ; New York Oxford University Press 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tour de force by journalist Becker, this book explores how and why the Chinese buried their history and destroyed one of the world's most fabled cities, virtually extinguishing the culture of one  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jasper Becker
ISBN: 0195309979 9780195309973
OCLC Number: 845276648
Description: VIII, 370 Seiten, [16] Seiten of plates Illustrationen, Karten 25 cm
Responsibility: Jasper Becker

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"Becker pens an engrossing elegy for that vanished city, and a cri de coeur against China's contempt for its own past."--Publishers Weekly"Mr. Becker, a British journalist, offers something much Read more...

 
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