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Republican Beijing : the city and its histories

Author: Madeleine Yue Dong
Publisher: Berkeley [u.a.] : Univ. of California Press, 2004.
Series: Asia, 8
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

A comprehensive history of Republican Beijing, this text examines how the capital acquired its identity as a consummately "traditional" Chinese city. The author argues that nostalgia directed towards  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madeleine Yue Dong
ISBN: 0520230507 9780520230507
OCLC Number: 230228779
Description: xxiii, 380 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Foreword Preface Introduction PART I. THE CITY OF PLANNERS Chapter 1. From Imperial Capital to Republican City Chapter 2. Power: The City and Its People Chapter 3. Tradition: The City and the Nation PART II. THE CITY OF EXPERIENCE Chapter 4. Production: Beijing in a New Economic System Chapter 5. Consumption: Spatial and Temporal Hierarchies Chapter 6. Recycling: The Tianqiao District PART III. THE LETTERED CITY Chapter 7. Sociology: Examining Urban Ills Chapter 8. History: Recording Old Beijing Chapter 9. Literature: Writing New Beijing Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Asia, 8
Responsibility: Madeleine Yue Dong ; with a foreword by Thomas Bender.


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