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- DescriptionThis book provides a guide to China's rich and varied museum collections, illustrated with rare images from the collections themselves. A great number of exquisite objects and artifacts have been preserved on China's vast territory, many of which are w displayed as museum exhibits. These cultural relics provide a crucial supplement to documentary sources, enriching our understanding of China's long history. The sixty-one museums selected for this book include both famous collections that are featured in the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage Sites, and others that are less familiar to Western eyes. China's Museums will inspire future visitors and those with an interest in Chinese history.
- Author BiographyLi Xianyao is the former deputy president of the Beijing Natural Museum, vice president of the Beijing Museum Academy and a visiting professor of Beijing Normal University. He has published widely on the subject of China's museums. Luo Zhewen is head of the Expert Group of Ancient Architecture of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, president of the China Cultural Heritage Academy and vice president of the China Great Wall Academy. He has published numerous works on ancient Chinese architecture.
- Author(s)Xianyao Li,Zhewen Luo
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication03/03/2011
- SubjectLibrary & Information Science
- Series TitleIntroductions to Chinese Culture
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note265 colour illus. 1 map
- Weight390 g
- Width156 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement3rd edition
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