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An Armchair Traveller's History of Beijing

An Armchair Traveller's History of Beijing( )
Author: Clements, Jonathan
Series title:Armchair Traveller's History Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:Haus Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

An Armchair Traveller's History of Beijing presents the capital of China from its earliest beginnings as a campsite for primitive hominids ('Peking Man'), through its fluctuating fortunes under a dozen dynasties. The site has been a capital for several states, including Mongolian chiefs and the glorious Ming emperors, whose tombs can still be found on its outskirts. Through Beijing, we can experience Chinese history itself, including its more famous residents − Khubilai...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / China
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.5 x 8.25 x 0.8 Inches

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