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Imperial China
AuthorChan, Charis
Pub. LocationSan FranciscoPublisherChronicle Books
Date1992Phys. Desc.xii, 164 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberNA1543.5.C4 1992
Imperial China / Charis Chan.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-157) and index.
Keywords: cosmic order, geomancy, Chinese architectural principles, Forbidden City, ancestral temples, Altar to the Soil and Grains, Imperial archives, Beihai, city wall, towers, gates, Imperial parks, Garden of Perfect Brightness, Mountain Hamlet for the Escape of the Heat, Chengde, Ming Tombs, Qing Tombs, Yuanmingyuan 圓明園, roof construction, building materials, Beijing.
Subject(s)Architecture--China--Ming-Qing dynasties, 1368-1911--Guidebooks
Royal households--Dwellings--China--Guidebooks
Palaces--China--Guidebooks
China--Guidebooks
Beijing 北京--Buildings, structures, etc.
SeriesArchitectural guides for travelers
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #7194
ISBN0811800180 ; 9780811800181LCCN91000177OCLC23047349