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In search of old Peking

L. C. Arlington

In search of old Peking

by L. C. Arlington

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Published by H. Vetch in Peking .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Beijing (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Beijing (China) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby L. C. Arlington and William Lewisohn.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      ContributionsLewisohn, William, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS795 .A7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 382 p.
      Number of Pages382
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6331849M
      LC Control Number36000095
      OCLC/WorldCa2384968

      My Memories of Old Beijing (simplified Chinese: 城南旧事; traditional Chinese: 城南舊事; pinyin: Chéng nán Jiùshì) 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 in , the film was selected as Directed by: Wu Yigong. Unless the reader does a lot research, and has access to volumes written around that time, such as Pekin. Ses Palais, ses temples et ses environs by Maurice Fabre (Tientsin ), or In Search of Old Peking by Arlington and Lewisohn (Peking, ), both of which have good maps, he will search in vain to reconstruct the scenes/5().

      Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China by Paul French About the Book In the last days of old Peking, where anything goes, can a murderer escape justice? Peking in is a heady mix of privilege and scandal, opulence and opium dens, rumors and superstition. The. Buy Badlands: Decadent Playground of Old Peking by Paul French (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

        Another member of the Peking Aesthetes community, John Blofeld, was a British scholar and teacher who lived in Peking in the late s. In his memoir, City of Lingering Splendor: A Frank Account of Old Peking’s Exotic Pleasures, not published until , Blofeld made clear on which side of this divide he stood. This category is for fictional titles set in China, specially by authors of non-Chinese backgrounds (language and/or cultural). For other types of fictional works set in China, see China in fiction. See also categories: Books about China and Chinese-language books.


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