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Unformatted text preview: o The culture of Beijing grew from the Hutong • Today the Hutong are disappearing because of Beijing redevelopment o Mostly due to the 2008 Olympics • Beijing Opera began during the Chin dynasty • Siheyuan style homes o 4 sides with central courtyard • The Cultural Revolution began in 1966 o Complete rejection of traditional Chinese culture o Traditional items were confiscated and burned • 1949- The People’s Republic of China established • About 2 million people forced out of central Beijing because of redevelopment o Most move to apartments in the city...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course URS 1006 taught by Professor Chriscoutts during the Fall '07 term at FSU.
- Fall '07