The Forbidden City

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Description

Built by the Ming emperor in the fifteenth century as the earthly reflection of the realm of the Jade Emperor - whose court was said to rule over the whole universe - the Forbidden City consists of a series of courtyards that surround the majestic Hall of Supreme Harmony. The life that went on inside this magnificent structure is chronicled in the context of the many characters that shaped its history; from the Ming and Manchu Emperors who ruled in its splendour, to the Dowager Empress who presided over its decline. Nearly 600 years after it was built, the Forbidden City is still undoubtedly one of the greatest Wonders of the World.

Product Details

Price
£10.99  £10.44
Publisher
Profile Books Ltd
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781846680267
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