Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden

Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden

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The Singing Crane Garden in northwest Beijing has a history dense with classical artistic vision, educational experimentation, political struggle, and tragic suffering. Built by the Manchu prince Mianyu in the mid-nineteenth century, the garden was intended to serve as a refuge from the clutter of daily life near the Forbidden City. In 1860, during the Anglo-French war in China, the garden was destroyed. One hundred years later, in the 1960s, the garden served as… (more)


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Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (November 05, 2014)

Collection: Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 4 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English


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