Beijing's Imperial Palace
The Illustrated Guide to the Architecture, History, and Splendor of the Forbidden CityBook - 2010
Designed to serve as an illustrated tour guide of the Imperial Palace, this exquisitely illustrated book takes you through the gates, halls, and palaces of the Middle Kingdom. With details on the philosophy behind Chinese palatial architecture, information on traditional Chinese culture and customs, and photographs of an extensive collection of treasures, Imperial Palace reveals the richness and cultural legacy found within the former home of many dynastic emperors.
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, c2010
Characteristics: 155 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 25 cm