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Old Beijing

Felicitas Titus

Old Beijing

postcards from the Imperial City

by Felicitas Titus

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Published by Tuttle Pub. in North Clarendon, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Postcards,
  • Art collections,
  • Private collections,
  • HISTORY / Asia / China,
  • Postcards,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFelicitas Titus ; foreword by Susan Naquin
    ContributionsNaquin, Susan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC1878.7.C6 T58 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25087064M
    ISBN 109780804841856
    LC Control Number2011042469

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      The Last Days of Old Beijing NPR coverage of The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing Backstreets of a City Transformed by Michael Meyer. News, author interviews, critics' picks and . Hotel Old Beijing Square is a minute walk from Houhai Bar Street or Shichahai, a minute walk from Nanluoguxiang Hutong and a minute drive from the Forbidden City. It takes 25 minutes by car to Beijing Railway Station. Book 1,,+ Hotels, Apartments, B&B and Hostels! US$.

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Old Beijing by Felicitas Titus Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a non-fiction memoir, travelogue, and historical work about life in Beijing hutong. Hutong are narrow streets lined with old courtyard homes that are shared by many families and located in central Beijing/5(68).

Old Beijing. book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume entitled Old Beijing -- People, Houses & Lifestyles is the second 4/5(2).

Old Beijing book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This collection of rare and vintage postcards offers a unique look at a /5(2). My Memories of Old Beijing is the representative work of a Taiwanese writer. Recalling her childhood through the childish eyes of Yingzi, she relates a story of Yingzi's childhood, reflecting the author's cherishing her childhood Old Beijing book missing of the old : Lin Haiyin.

About The Last Days of Old Beijing Journalist Michael Meyer has spent his adult life in China, first in a small village as a Peace Corps volunteer, the last decade in Beijing--where he has witnessed the extraordinary transformation the country has experienced in that time. The Last Days of Old Beijing is his first book.

He lives in New York. Michael Meyer first went to China in with the Peace Corps. The winner of a Lowell Thomas Award for travel writing, Meyer has also won a Whiting Writers' Award for nonfiction and a Guggenheim : Bloomsbury Publishing.

Yerevan, Tumanyan Str. Tel. +( 10) 52 78 Yerevan,Tumanyan Str. Tel. +( 10) 52 78 22 +( 91) 52 78   Zhengyang Shuju was created with the book collection of its owner Cui Yong, whose passion has been to preserve and share “Old Beijing”.

This small shop is piled up with a Old Beijing book collection of Chinese maps and books and it requires a certain amount of investigative spirit to dig up the good stuff of Beijing’s fascinating history records.

This is a website which shows the lost ‘Beijing of Dreams’, using old photos surviving from the time when Beijing was the greatest walled capital city anywhere in the have concentrated at first upon showing the vast walls and gates of Beijing, all but a few traces of which are gone now.

The Boxer incident is one of the most fascinating, decisive and utterly contradictory events in Beijing’s modern history. Preston’s book is based on source material produced by the foreigners that were besieged inside Beijing’s diplomatic quarter for 55 days in the year Old Beijing: Postcards from the Imperial City offers a unique look at a vanished China and its storied capital.

Comprising black-and-white and hand-tinted cards that span the period from the last years of Imperial China to the Japanese invasion ofit is a treasure trove for historians, collectors, Sinophiles, and anyone fascinated by. A new bookstore in Beijing is straight from a bibliophile's dreams.

From floor to ceiling, the store is filled with colorful titles and features tunnels of books for visitors to explore. My Memories of Old Beijing is a Chinese drama film directed by Wu Yigong.

based on the novel of the same name written by Lin Haiyin, first published in Winner of the 3rd Golden Rooster Awards for Best Director, Best Music and Best Supporting Actress inthe film was selected as China's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 56th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

The city of Beijing has a long and rich history that dates back over 3, years. Prior to the unification of China by the First Emperor in BC, Beijing had been for centuries the capital of the ancient states of Ji and the first millennia of imperial rule, Beijing was a provincial city in northern stature grew in the 10th to the 13th centuries when the nomadic Khitan.

Catherine Sampson's top 10 books on Beijing Tue 22 Jul EDT First published Great swathes of old alleyway housing and street markets have been demolished to.

The novel and simple. pure tone. depicting the hero in the s British children in Beijing south through adolescence. the novel shows us a child in the eyes of old Beijing.

especially in a courtyard south of Beijing and its people's lives around the picture. came to live in a "hutong" or old building. (Meyer was an English language teacher) and describes the life style (public toilets, no central heating, inadequate electricity) with detachment and humor.

This whole book is a balanced critique of the "modernization" of Beijing. It describes the relocation process and its impact on affected residents. The 3-star Old Beijing Square boasts a prime location near China Railway Museum Zhengyangmen, which is around miles away.

It contains 15 basic rooms that strike a perfect balance between comfort and style. The venue offers hour front desk, hour room service and babysitting service/10(75).

The Last Days of Old Beijing tells the story of this historic city from the inside out-through the eyes of those whose lives are in the balance: the Widow who takes care of Meyer; his students and fellow teachers, the first-ever description of what goes on in a Chinese public school; the local historian who rallies against the government.3/5(2).

Old Beijing: Postcards from the Imperial City offers a unique look at a vanished China and its storied capital once known as Peking. Containing unique black-and-white and hand-tinted cards that span Chinese history from the last years of Imperial China to the Japanese invasion ofit is a treasure trove for historians, collectors.In five stories with a continuing cast of characters and many of the qualities of a novel, Memories of Peking: South Side Stories portrays Peking of the s as seen through the eyes of a little girl.

These stories differ greatly from many other books on life in China -- whether about past times or the present day -- in that they neither dwell on politics nor try to propound beliefs of any kind.The Old and Dilapidated Housing Renewal program, reports first-time author Meyer, has evicted million residents from their homes in Beijing.

This massive official initiative to “clean up” the city for the upcoming summer Olympics focuses on demolition and removal in Beijing’s traditional hutong (lane) areas, neighborhoods of narrow.