Hardback A dance with the dragon : the vanished world of Peking's foreign colony / Julia Boyd.
Publication year: 2012
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1780760523 9781780760520 (hbk.) :
The last great capital to remain untouched by the modern world, Peking both entranced and horrified its foreign residents. Ignoring the poverty, they danced, played and squabbled among themselves, oblivious to the political events that were shaping modern China. This is a portrait of aforeign community and on China itself.
xxiii, 263 pages,  pages of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.