Beijing Nicola Barber

ISBN: 9780836850284

Published: January 1st 2004

Hardcover

48 pages


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Beijing  by  Nicola Barber

Beijing by Nicola Barber
January 1st 2004 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 48 pages | ISBN: 9780836850284 | 10.52 Mb

Beijing is the capital and political heart of the Peoples Republic of China. With a history that dates back thousands of years, Beijing is home to some of the countrys most famous historic sites: the Imperial Palace, the Temple of Heaven, andMoreBeijing is the capital and political heart of the Peoples Republic of China. With a history that dates back thousands of years, Beijing is home to some of the countrys most famous historic sites: the Imperial Palace, the Temple of Heaven, and Tiananmen Square.

Yet today, as modern high-rise buildings and roads replace Beijings traditional architecture and hutongs, or old lanes, many residents worry that the citys rapid modernization will destroy its ancient culture and history. Great Cities of the World explores what makes Beijing a multifaceted city.



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