The Forbidden City

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Profile, 2009 - History - 251 pages
At the heart of Beijing lies the great walled palace compound of the Forbidden City - the palace, its mystique and its history have played a huge role in defining China and its perceptions. This text offers a portrait of that storied collection of buildings which enables us to understand the life of imperial China.

About the author (2009)

Geremie R.Barme is at the Pacific and Asian History Division of the Australian National University, Canberra. He has also worked with a number of film projects and co-edits the online China Heritage Quarterly.

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