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Paradise Lost : The Imperial Garden Yuanming Yuan (Hardcover) (Young-Tsu Wong)
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This book is aimed at readers and researchers who are interested in Chinese garden architecture, the rise and fall of Yuanming Yuan and the history of the Qing dynasty. It is the first comprehensive study of the palatial garden complex in a Western language, and is amply illustrated with photographs and original drawings. Wong Young-tsu’s engaging writing style brings ‘the garden of perfect brightness’ to life as he leads readers on a grand tour of its architecture and history.