Barbarians at the Gate

Barbarians at the Gate

Episode 2 : Beijing, Biography of An Imperial Capital

Unknown - 2008
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Beijing is where China and the outside world met, mediated, and collided. For centuries, it straddled the boundary between Chinese civilization and the nomadic tribes of Central Asia. In Beijing too, Jesuit missionaries first introduced Western science to the Chinese emperors who later fled the city in the face of advancing Western armies.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Worldwide Ltd, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (50 min., 31 sec.)) : sound, color
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Additional Contributors: BBC Worldwide Ltd
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