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Tales of the Forbidden city

Tales of the Forbidden city

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Published by Foreign Languages Press in Beijing, China .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forbidden City (Beijing, China) -- History.,
  • China -- History.,
  • China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Cheng Qinhua.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesA kaleidoscope of Chinese civilization
    ContributionsQinhua, Cheng.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22970792M
    ISBN 10711901742X

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    A good number of the pages in the book fold out so that there is a long, continuous view of a portion of the Forbidden City stretched out across three pages. If you have a younger child or student looking at the book, it would be a good idea to show how to place the end of the foldout pages tucked back into the book without folding over the edges. FORBIDDEN TALES: SWORD By Da Chen Published by Harper Collins ISBN: Most Americans are aware of Fairy Tales based from a European background. Native American tales and African tales are also becoming more popular. The Chinese Tale, however. is /5(4).

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