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In the Forbidden City - Chinese Language Edition (Hardback)

In the Forbidden City - Chinese Language Edition (Hardback)
 
 

In the Forbidden City - Chinese Language Edition (Hardback)

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124474
      • Product Description:

        A beautifully illustrated hardback book which walks the reader through The Forbidden City. Authors Chiu Kwong-chiu & Chan Hon Wai, introduces the names, functions, history, characteristics, as well as the role in political and cultural field of the buildings that make up the Forbidden City. Lined illustrations are combined with text, in traditional Chinese. Acting as a cultural tour guide, the book features  historical detail, as well as plans of the palace. The large format book is bound in a traditional concertina manner and will appeal to both young and old.

         

        "Elegant and fine lines depict the walking paths of the tourists today and of the officials back then. As you walk across the expansive and complicated territory of the palace, let the kitten be your tour guide on the pages, leading you to experience all kinds of stories that linger in the Forbidden City long ago and in the Palace Museum in the modern days."

         

        Co-published by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation and Design and Cultural Studies Workshop

         

        Please note - This is a Chinese Language publication.

      • generic_text_8: Hardback
      • generic_text_3: Chiu Kwong-chiu & Chan Hon Wai
      • generic_text_7: 9789881946683
      • generic_text_4: 2010
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