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Qianlong’s Yuanming Yuan (Garden of Perfect Brightness) was a microcosm of his world, with lush plants, artificial mountains and lakes, and colorful buildings. From within these precincts, the emperor ruled his lands, performed imperial rituals, and observed various religious ceremonies of his people. Destroyed and looted in 1860 by Western forces, it is today only partially restored. Using images, maps, and color-plates, this book reveals the philosophical, political, and artistic concepts that the gardens represented.

GÉNERO
Historia
PUBLICADO
2013
junio 12
LENGUAJE
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
324
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Lehigh University Press
VENDEDOR
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
TAMAÑO
19
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