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 ...
Foreign- language institutions The Palace Museum The Peking Library
Television services Pei Hai Park The Summer. May Day rally in T'ien An Men
Square, Peking. Der Stern— Black Star an enrollment of more than 10,000
As the residence of the Imperial families through several dynastic periods, Peking
is well-known for its numerous parks and playgrounds; few cities in China have
as large a proportion of land within the city walls allocated for recreational uses.
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