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The Resource Forbidden City : China's Imperial Palace, (electronic resource:)

Forbidden City : China's Imperial Palace, (electronic resource:)

Label
Forbidden City : China's Imperial Palace
Title
Forbidden City
Title remainder
China's Imperial Palace
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Annotation
  • Annotation
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Cataloging source
BIP US
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Knox, Barbara
Dewey number
951/.156
LC call number
DS795.8.F67K66 2006
Series statement
Castles, Palaces, and Tombs Ser.
Summary expansion
  • In the Forbidden City: China's Imperial Palace, readers will meet the ambitious "Black Dragon," Yung Lo, who fearlessly fought his 22 rival brothers to become China's emperor in 1402. To display his power, Yung Lo began work on a walled city in Beijing. More than 200,000 slaves worked nearly 20 years to complete this imperial city of ornately decorated palaces, towers, schoolrooms, theaters, and gardens housing 10,000 people. Full-color photographs, map, timeline, diagram, and a gripping narrative will entertain students as they discover the drama behind the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City: China's Imperial Palace is part of Bearport's Castles, Palaces & Tombs series
  • In the Forbidden City: China's Imperial Palace, readers will meet the ambitious "Black Dragon," Yung Lo, who fearlessly fought his 22 rival brothers to become China's emperor in 1402. To display his power, Yung Lo began work on a walled city in Beijing. More than 200,000 slaves worked nearly 20 years to complete this imperial city of ornately decorated palaces, towers, schoolrooms, theaters, and gardens housing 10,000 people. Full-color photographs, map, timeline, diagram, and a gripping narrative will entertain students as they discover the drama behind the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City: China's Imperial Palace is part of Bearport's Castles, Palaces & Tombs series
  • In the Forbidden City: China's Imperial Palace, readers will meet the ambitious "Black Dragon," Yung Lo, who fearlessly fought his 22 rival brothers to become China's emperor in 1402. To display his power, Yung Lo began work on a walled city in Beijing. More than 200,000 slaves worked nearly 20 years to complete this imperial city of ornately decorated palaces, towers, schoolrooms, theaters, and gardens housing 10,000 people. Full-color photographs, map, timeline, diagram, and a gripping narrative will entertain students as they discover the drama behind the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City: China's Imperial Palace is part of Bearport's Castles, Palaces & Tombs series
Label
Forbidden City : China's Imperial Palace, (electronic resource:)
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000369241
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781597160704
Lccn
2005029608
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1251394
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000369241
Label
Forbidden City : China's Imperial Palace, (electronic resource:)
Publication
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000369241
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781597160704
Lccn
2005029608
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1251394
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000369241

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