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Author Li, Lillian M., 1943-
Title Beijing : from imperial capital to Olympic city / Lillian M. Li, Alison J. Dray-Novey, Haili Kong
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
book jacket
 Modern History Library  951.156 L693    AVAILABLE    30550100430139
 RCHSS Library  DS795 L475 2007    AVAILABLE    30560400561244
Edition 1st ed
Descript xiv, 321 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-308) and index
The emergence of Beijing as an imperial capital -- The Forbidden City and the Qing emperors -- Daily life in the inner and outer cities -- The city besieged and the last emperors -- "Old Beijing" and Republican China -- Mao's capital and socialist transformation: 1949 to 1976 -- Economic reform and cultural fever: 1976 to 1989 -- Beijing boom, urban crisis, and the Olympic city: 1990s and beyond -- Epilogue: Preserving the past: the city as museum and showcase
Subject Beijing (China) -- Description and travel
Alt Author Dray-Novey, Alison J
Kong, Haili
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