A Paradise Lost: The Imperial Garden Yuanming Yuan
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288pp. December 2000
A Paradise Lost: The Imperial Garden Yuanming Yuan
Author: Wong, Young-tsu;
A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2001

Noted for its magnificent architecture and extraordinary history, the Yuanming Yuan is China's most famous imperial garden. The complex was begun in the early eighteenth century, and construction continued over the next 150 years. While Chinese historians
"Well illustrated and always informative, Wong’s description should reach an audience not restricted to Sinologists. . . . One of the most enjoyable books that can be read on garden history." —China Quarterly

"Wong has made an excellent contribut

Author: Wong, Young-tsu;
Young-tsu Wong is professor of history at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.



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