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Last Days of Old Beijing

Last Days of Old Beijing - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0802717504

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ISBN13: 978-0802717504
ISBN10: 0802717500
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: Walker & Company
Published: 2008
International: No

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Last Days of Old Beijing - 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0802717504

Michael Meyer

ISBN13: 978-0802717504
ISBN10: 0802717500
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 08
Publisher: Walker & Company

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

A fascinating, intimate portrait of Beijing through the lens of its oldest neighborhood, facing destruction as the city, and China, relentlessly modernizes.Soon we will be able to say about old Beijing that what emperors, warlords, Japanese invaders, and Communist planners couldn't eradicate, the market economy has. Weaving historical vignettes of Beijing and China over a thousand years Michael Meyer captures the city's deep past as he illuminates its present, and especially the destruction of its ancient neighborhoods and the eradication of a way of life that has epitomized China's capital. With an insider's insight,The Last Days of Old Beijingis an invaluable witness to history, bringing into shining focus the ebb and flow of life in old Beijing at this pivotal moment.

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