City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China

Synopsis

A tour de force by journalist Becker, this book explores how and why the Chinese buried their history and destroyed one of the world's most fabled cities, virtually extinguishing the culture of one of the greatest and oldest civilizations within the span of a single lifetime.

Additional information

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2008