City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China

By: BECKER, Jasper

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"In City of Heavenly Tranquility, long-time resident and journalist Jasper Becker brings back to life the emperors, eunuchs, courtesans, and warriors who for centuries ruled from behind the red walls of the Forbidden City. Becker mixes his own experiences with poignant stories from those who have tried to preserve China's past, struggling against ruthless officials and a fiercely nationalistic government...'. viii, 370 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked., quite fresh. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. 'As New' - gift quality. Weight, 713g.

Title: City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China

Author Name: BECKER, Jasper

Categories: Asia,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Oxford Univ Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 0195309979

ISBN Number 13: 9780195309973

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: About 'As New'

Jacket Condition: About 'As New'

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 10243

Keywords: BEIJING CHINA PEKING