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In Search of Old Peking

L. C. Arlington

In Search of Old Peking

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Published by Paragon Book Gallery Ltd .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL9873911M
ISBN 100818802324
ISBN 109780818802324

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In Search of Old Peking is much more than a classic guide book: it is both a painstakingly constructed portrait of one of the world’s great cities in the ’s and a lament for the end of a unique era. L.C. Arlington was an American who had served in the Customs and Postal Administrations since his arrival in China in ; William Lewisohn, a British Army officer turned by: 9.

: In Search of Old Peking (Oxford in Asia Hardback Reprints) (): Arlington, L. C., Lewisohn, William, Barmé, Geremie: BooksCited by: 9. In Search of Old Peking. With Maps, Plans and Illustrations Hardcover – January 1, by L. Arlington (Author), William Lewisohn (Author)Author: L. Arlington, William Lewisohn.

Get this from a library. In search of old Peking. [L C Arlington; William Lewisohn] -- What would one naturally wish to see first in Peking. This book, it is hoped, will tell you, not only what to "See First," but "What to See" worth the telling from A to Z.

But, as it is about "Old. First published inthis book captures the atmosphere of the old Peking. It became the standard guidebook, but its rich collection of anecdotes on Chinese life and history make it much more than that. Advanced Search Find a Library COVID Resources Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).

In Search of Old Peking is much more than a classic guide book: it is both a painstakingly constructed portrait of one of the world’s great cities in the ’s and a lament for the end of a unique era.

L.C. Arlington was an American who had served in the Customs and Postal Administrations since his arrival in China in ; William Lewisohn, a British Army officer turned journalist.

In Search of Old Peking by L.C. Arlington,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). In Search of Old Peking 作者: L. Arlington / William Lewisohn 出版社: Oxford University Press, USA 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Condition: New.

Paperback. Pub Date: Pages: in Publisher: Zhejiang Children's Publishing House in the s the old Beijing courtyard has a nostalgic drama Park. drums book market.

there are kids entertained Seongnam amusement park. Wonderful Lin Hai-yin to their own in old Beijing childhood life modeled on an autobiographical novel.

Genre/Form: Guidebooks History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Arlington, L.C. (Lewis Charles), b. In search of old Peking. New York, Paragon Book. In Search of Old Peking is much more than a classic guide book: it is both a painstakingly constructed portrait of one of the world's great cities in the 's and a lament for the end of a unique era.

L.C. Arlington was an American who had served in the Customs and Postal Administrations since his arrival in China in ; William Lewisohn, a British Army officer turned journalist.4/5(1). In Search of Old Peking by L. Arlington and William Lewisohn was published in The front paste down and free endpaper boasts a two-color map of "Tours in the City and Suburbs of Peking." The front paste down and free endpaper boasts a two-color map of "Tours in the City and Suburbs of Peking.".

In Search of Old Peking is much more than a classic guide book: it is both a painstakingly constructed portrait of one of the world's great cities in the 's and a lament for the end of a unique era.

L.C. Arlington was an American who had served in the Customs and Postal Administrations since his arrival in China in ; William Lewisohn, a British Army officer turned journalist.

In Search of Old Peking by Lewis C. Arlington; William Lewisohn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   About the Author. Paul French studied history, economics, and Mandarin in London and has an in economics from the University of Glasgow.

He is a business advisor and analyst and the author of Midnight In Peking, for which he won the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and the CWA Non-Fiction Dagger, and North Korea: The Paranoid Peninsula/5(8). Reading as part adventure and part history book, Grey's writing detailed but keeps the story moving as you follow Jacob from 20 year old missionary onwards.

The descriptions of the march are particularly terrifying, and left me with quite the Peking is a massive and remarkable story, full of insights into China's 20th century history/5. My Memories of Old Beijing book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(11).

Decadent Playground of old Peking. Author: Paul French; Publisher: Penguin Group Australia ISBN: Category: History Page: N.A View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An evocative account of the infamous nightlife district of pre-communist Beijing, from the internationally acclaimed author of the book Midnight in Peking.

L.C. Arlington is the author of In Search of Old Peking ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), The Mystic Art of Pulse Reading in China 4/5(1).

Buy In Search of Old Peking by L.C. Arlington, William Lewisohn, Mark Linden O'Meara (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Midnight in Peking is an intriguing book which looks at the gruesome murder of Pamela Werner at the same time as the Japanese were poised to invade China.

ETC Werner was Pamelas adoptive father, a retired Consul who was an academic of Chinese with a particular interest in mythology and language/5. About the Book. The central character in Susan Naquin's extraordinary new book is the city of Peking during the Ming and Qing periods.

Using the city's temples as her point of entry, Naquin carefully excavates Peking's varied public arenas, the city's transformation over five centuries, its human engagements, and its rich cultural imprint. Buy Midnight in Peking: The Murder That Haunted the Last Days of Old China by French, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). 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.

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 inthe 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 untilBlofeld 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. Morrison worked as a photographer and lived in Peking from toin its last years as a traditional city.

As a resident in a quieter era, she recorded not only the walls, palaces, streets, and shops of old Peking, but also its people and their by: 2. Peking Story: The Last Days of Old China by David Kidd and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at As one of the best detectives in Chinatown, you'll have to solve one of the mysteries in the casebook and reveal the criminal.

To get clues, you must go to the different witnesses and interrogate them. You may move the dragons with the help of fortune cookies and prevent the other detectives from getting there before you. When you discover the culprit, you must go to the dragon he is hiding in/10().

The brutal murder of year-old Pamela Werner in the city of Peking one night in January shocked the world, but the police never found or named the murderer. A best-selling book, Midnight in More. Winner of the both the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and the CWA Non-Fiction Dagger from the author of City of DevilsChronicling an incredible unsolved murder, Midnight in Peking captures the aftermath of the brutal killing of a British schoolgirl in January The mutilated body of Pamela Werner was found at the base of the Fox Tower, which, according to local superstition, is home to /5(27).

The Old Shanghai A-Z (Hong Kong University Press, ) Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China (Beijing: Viking, ; London: Viking, ; New York: Penguin Books, Rev., ). ISBN 55 Days at Peking is a American epic historical war film dramatizing siege of the foreign legations' compounds in Peking (now known as Beijing) during the Boxer Rebellion, which took place in China from to It is based on the book by Noel Gerson and produced by Samuel Bronston for Allied Artists, with a screenplay by Philip Yordan and Bernard Gordon with uncredited contributions Music by: Dimitri Tiomkin.

Midnight in Peking (Paperback) How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China. By Paul French. Penguin Books,pp.

Publication Date: Ap Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (4/23/) Hardcover (4/24/) Paperback (5/1/) Hardcover, Large Print (8/8/). Just finished reading "Midnight in Peking: How the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China" by Paul French.

This is non-fiction and takes place in when a 19 year old English woman is found murdered and mutilated in Peking. The murder was investigated by a British detective and a Chinese detective/5(43). Midnight in Peking takes readers inside in the decadent final days of Peking before the cataclysm of Japanese occupation and World War II.

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