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  • A Paradise Lost—The Imperial Garden Yuanming Yuan (Bilingual)

    Author: Wong Young-tsu

    Tags: History,The Old Summer Palace

    Publisher: FLTRP

    Published: September 1, 2010

    ISBN: 978-7-5135-0155-2

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Book Description:

●For readers and researchers interested in Chinese garden architecture, the rise and fall of Yuanming Yuan and the history of the Qing dynasty; ●The first comprehensive study of the palatial garden complex in a Western language, amply illustrated with photographs and original drawings; ●In an engaging style, Wong Young-tsu brings "the garden of perfect brightness" to life as he leads readers on a grand tour of its architecture and history.

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Wong Young-tsu, Ph.D. of History at the University of Washington, Seattle, has been Professor of History at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, visiting scholar at the Australian National University, etc. He is now Director of the Humanities Center of the "National Central University" (Taiwan) and Honorary Professor of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

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