History of the Forbidden City


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History of the Forbidden City

Author: Editorial Board

Order No. CPG111

ISBN-13: 9781921099892

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: CPG-International/Encyclopedia of China Publishing House

Pub Year: 2009

Language: Simplified Chinese and English

Size: 4.5 x 8.25

Page: 168

Price: $14.95

History of Chinese Civilization, a series of bilingual books, will win over its readers with interesting and inspiring historical facts and stories, told in accurate yet vivid, simple yet thought-provoking words. With carefully chosen and arranged texts written both in Chinese and English, the books will help both westerners and Chinese readers learn more about the language as well as the history and culture of China. Many colorful illustrations throughout the series will give readers a better understanding of those facts and stories, which tell them about not only history but also how to learn from history.

History of the Forbidden City explains the history of the imperial palace of the Ming and Qing dynasties, the Forbidden City, where the Emperor, or the Son of Heaven, lived and worked. Within its 720,000 square-meter gates, there are numerous and various styles of buildings, gardens, ponds, and artificial hills. The buildings are not only masterpieces of traditional Chinese architecture, but also the best examples of the feudal ritual hierarchy.

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