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Author Aldrich, M. A., author.

Title The search for a vanishing Beijing [electronic resource] : a guide to China's capital through the ages / M.A. Aldrich.

Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2006.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (xxii, 399 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-379) and index.
Contents The plan of old Peking -- Traditional beliefs -- Historical overview -- Tian an men square -- Zhong Shan Park and the Ancestral Hall -- The Purple Forbidden City -- The eastern imperial city and environs -- The western imperial city -- The former Legation District -- The eastern Tartar City -- The western Tartar City -- The eastern Chinese city -- The western Chinese city -- Eastern suburbs -- Northern suburbs -- Western suburbs -- The Summer Palace -- The Western Hills -- The Ming Tombs -- The Great Wall -- Sights further afield -- Food -- Drink -- A night at the opera.
Summary Both a history and travel guide, this book devotes chapters to the plan of old Peking, Tian An Men Square, the Purple Forbidden City, the former Legation district, the Great Wall, plus food drink, and more.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Beijing (China) -- History.
Beijing (China) -- Guidebooks.
Beijing (China) -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Guidebooks -- History.
Electronic books -- Guidebooks -- History.
Note Added Chinese title on page facing title page: Jiu jing da guan
Added Chinese title on page facing title page: 舊京大觀
Other Form: Print version: Aldrich, M.A. Search for a vanishing Beijing. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2006 9622097774 (DLC) 2006432900 (OCoLC)63169164
ISBN 9789888052950 (electronic bk.)
9888052950 (electronic bk.)