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City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China

By: BECKER, Jasper

Price: $14.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 10243

ISBN: 0195309979

Condition: About 'As New'


"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. View more info