Beijing

From Imperial Capital to Olympic City
Author(s): 
Li, Lillian
ISBN: 
9781403964731
Date published: 
July 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£15.99

Experts in Chinese history explore the history of Beijing, its evolution from Kublai Khan's seat of power to the capital of the Ming Dynasty. Beijing highlights the current developments in the city as it prepares for the 2008 Olympics. Maps, paintings and photographs detail the more than 600-year evolution of this unique and vibrant city.