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Unformatted text preview: China-Ming DYNSATY his was the China the Europeans first encountered after hearing about the country from he descriptions of Marco Polo eft is a map of Peking (Beijing) done in 1829. The line drawing to the right makes it possible to locate each of the 4 cities listed and Coal Hill just north of Forbidden City. LaPlante lumps Imperial City and Forbidden City into one but you distinguish between the two. Note the location of temples of earth (agriculture) and heaven at bottom. See LaPlante 18.7. ian An Men (Gate of Heavenly Peace) and its square. It was from here that imperial dicts traditionally were read to the public. This gate is the entrance to the roadway leading to the Meridian Gate, the actual entrance to the Forbidden City complex. enter of picture is Chairman Maos mausoleum and on the far right is the Monument to the Martyrs, meaning all the communist soldiers who died fighting the nationalists. hese are located at the very south end of Tian An Men square. In this picture you see undreds of people lined up to enter the mausoleum and file past Maos hermetically ealed glass coffin to pay their respects. 929 air view of the Forbidden city, ooking towards the south, with Coal ill seen prominently in the oreground. Note the north-south xis of the roads and the main uildings of the Forbidden city. eft is a view of Coal Hill, with its several imperial pavilions. LaPlante calls it Green ountain. See 18.7. Right is the view south from Coal Hill overlooking the orbidden City with its distinctive yellow tile roofs. orbidden City with its distinctive yellow tile roofs....
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HUM 240 taught by Professor Francescalawson during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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