Beijing Central Axis
By Li Jianping  Publisher: Sino-Culture Press
Paper Back
2024-05-04 | ISBN: 978-7-5075-5887-6
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Beijing's Central Axis encapsulates the ancient capital's history over the past one thousand years. It's the very spine of Beijing's human story, shaping the city’s ethical values, customs, and social dynamics. This richly illustrated, thoroughly researched book offers a comprehensive exploration of Beijing's Central Axis, introducing its history, culture, and architectural wonders using clear and engaging language. It unravels the fascinating architectural features of the Central Axis, including the significance of its perfect left-right symmetry, the symbolic meaning hidden within specific numbers, and the grandeur of the imperial palace.