The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Peking (Bei-jing in Pin-yin romanization) is both a very old and a very new city —
old and rich in its cultural and artistic heritage but new and thriving since 1949 as
the capital of the People's Republic of China. Few cities in the world have ...
of some of the priceless treasures from China's past. The Imperial Palaces, with
their golden roofs, white marble balustrades, and red pillars, stand in the heart of
Peking and are surrounded by a moat and walls with a tower on each of the four
Non-Western pottery: (China) : The best general work is still W.B. HONEY, The
Ceramic Art of China, and Other Countries of the Far East (1945); but ROBERT L.
HOBSON, Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, 2 vol. (1915), is often consulted.
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