The Imperial Capitals of China: An Inside View of the Celestial Empire

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As China- the oldest continuous civilisation in existence- stands to become the most influential, with its economy expected to exceed that of the United States by 2020, Arthur Cotterell provides a panoramic sweep of an empire that lasted over two millennia through the imperial capitals that were the very foundations of each dynasty. Using original Chinese sources and eyewitness accounts he provides an inside view of the rich array of characters, political and ideological tensions, and technological genius that defined the ...

The Imperial Capitals of China: An Inside View of the Celestial Empire 2008, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9781845950101

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The Imperial Capitals of China: An Inside View of the Celestial Empire 2007, Pimlico

ISBN-13: 9781845950095

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