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Forbidden City

Author : William Bell
ISBN : 9780385674126
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 66.51 MB
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Seventeen-year-old Alex Jackson comes home from school to find that his father, a CBC news cameraman, wants to take him to China's capital, Beijing. Once there, Alex finds himself on his own in Tian An Men Square as desperate students fight the Chinese army for their freedom. Separated from his father and carrying illegal videotapes, Alex must trust the students to help him escape. Closely based on eyewitness accounts of the massacre in Beijing, Forbidden City is a powerful and frightening story. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

The Forbidden City

Author : Geremie R. Barmé
ISBN : 9780674069091
Genre : History
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The Forbidden City (Zijin Cheng) lying at the heart of Beijing formed the hub of the Celestial Empire for five centuries. Over the past century it has led a reduced life as the refuge for a deposed emperor, as well as a heritage museum for monarchist, republican, and socialist citizens, and it has been celebrated and excoriated as a symbol of all that was magnificent and terrible in dynastic China’s legacy.
Category: History

Forbidden City

Author : Barbara Knox
ISBN : 1642800643
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Twilight In The Forbidden City

Author : Reginald F. Johnston
ISBN : 9781108029650
Genre : History
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Johnson's account of the last years of the Chinese Qing dynasty provides a unique Western perspective on this historic period.
Category: History

The Forbidden City

Author : Frances Wood
ISBN : IND:30000101101966
Genre : History
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This lively book introduces the reader to the colourful characters who inhabited the Forbidden City, and vividly evokes the strictly prescribed rituals that made up life between its walls. From the strong intellectual and political character of the Ming dynasty through the robust warrior spirit of the Qing, Frances Wood's thematic tour recalls the most intriguing and exciting moments - whether official or domestic - of that extraordinary era.
Category: History

The Forbidden City The Dragon S Legacy Book 2

Author : Deborah A. Wolf
ISBN : 9781785651120
Genre : Fiction
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Sulema Ja'Akari is an elite warrior, one of the desert people known as the Zeeranim. She is also the daughter of the Dragon King of Atualon, whose magic is the only thing that prevents the earth dragon from waking. Should the dragon end her sleep, their world will be destroyed. The Dragon King is dying. As heir to his throne Sulema must be trained to take his place, yet the more she learns, the less she trusts the sinister agendas that surround her. Knowing that her life hangs in the balance, Sulema seeks to return to the Zeera. Salvation may lie with her mother, Hafsa Azeina, who walks the dark and deadly pathways of the Dreaming Lands. To save her daughter, the dreamshifter will be forced to strike a pact with her greatest enemy, a huntress who would rather kill her than assist her. Upheaval stretches far beyond Atualon--to the forbidden city of Khanbul where the emperor rules with an iron hand. An elite cadre of rebel conspirators chafes beneath his rule and plots to overthrow him. Among them is Jian de Allyr, the half-dae prince born of a human mother and a twilight lord. If they are to challenge the emperor in his stronghold, however, Jian and his co-conspirators must secretly raise an army...
Category: Fiction

A Jesuit In The Forbidden City

Author : R. Po-chia Hsia
ISBN : 9780199592258
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The remarkable life of the Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci, one of the most famous missionaries of all time and the founder of the Catholic Mission in China. This is the first critical biography to use all relevant sources, not only in western languages but in Chinese as well.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Arthur And The Forbidden City

Author : Luc Besson
ISBN : 9780060596286
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In order to find his grandfather's lost treasure and save the Minimoys, Arthur and his companions, including Princess Selinia, travel into the forbidden city ruled by Maltazard the Cursed.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Mystery In The Forbidden City

Author : Harper Paris
ISBN : 9781481403016
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Ethan and Ella find an ancient map and explore a Chinese palace in the fourth book of Greetings from Somewhere, a chapter book series about mystery, travel, and adventure. From the Great Wall to the dumplings, Ethan and Ella love China so far. And the Forbidden City in Beijing doesn’t leave anything to be desired, either! When the twins get separated from their parents, however, they get do some exploring on their own. As they are wandering, the twins happen across an ancient-looking scroll that appears to have a map on it. Being the mystery-solving duo they are, Ethan and Ella attempt to navigate the map...but they get lost in the palace. There are thousands of rooms, and they all seem to look the same! Will the twins figure out where the map is leading them? And will they ever make their way out of the Forbidden City? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Greetings from Somewhere chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
Category: Juvenile Fiction