Life of the Emperors and Empresses in the Forbidden City (1644 - 1911)

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Very well illustrated with superb photographs, 121 pages, quarto, paperback, covers very slightly worn. Chapters include The Grand Ceremony, Imperial Wedding, Birthday celebrations, Routine affairs, Meals, Royal Wardrobe, Bedchambers, Cultural accomplishments, Theatrical performances in the Palace, and Sacrificial rites and religious services. [The captions are in Chinese. However a translation booklet of 12 pages is inserted which gives, in English, all the captions and chapter introductions.

Title: Life of the Emperors and Empresses in the Forbidden City (1644 - 1911)

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Categories: History, Travel,

Publisher: Beijing, China Travel and Tourism Press:

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 009620

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