Wooldridge, Chuck: CITY OF VIRTUES. Nanjing in an Age of Utopian Visions. Seattle, 2015. xiv, 242 pp. 23x16 cm. Cloth.
Throughout history, writers have claimed that Nanjing's surrounding landscape of mountains and rivers has imbued the city with 'royal qi' making it a place of great political significance. This study explores how such utopian visions have shaped the city's path through history - particularly the turbulent 19th century.
Subjects: Cities History
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 670 in printed List 199.
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