A Paradise Lost

The Imperial Garden Yuanming Yuan

  • Young-tsu Wong

Part of the China Academic Library book series (CHINALIBR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Architecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Young-tsu Wong
      Pages 3-22
    3. Young-tsu Wong
      Pages 23-49
    4. Young-tsu Wong
      Pages 51-72
  3. History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Young-tsu Wong
      Pages 75-107
    3. Young-tsu Wong
      Pages 109-127
    4. Young-tsu Wong
      Pages 129-146
    5. Young-tsu Wong
      Pages 147-176
    6. Young-tsu Wong
      Pages 177-204
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 205-222

About this book


This book is aimed at readers and researchers who are interested in Chinese garden architecture, the rise and fall of Yuanming Yuan and the history of the Qing dynasty. It is the first comprehensive study of the palatial garden complex in a Western language, and is amply illustrated with photographs and original drawings.  Young-tsu Wong’s engaging writing style brings "the garden of perfect brightness" to life as he leads readers on a grand tour of its architecture and history.


Yuanming Yuan Chinese History Garden Art the Imperial Garden Stucture and Function

Authors and affiliations

  • Young-tsu Wong
    • 1
  1. 1.National Central University TaoyuanTaiwan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore and Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing Co., Ltd 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages History History (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-1880-0
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-1881-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-1853
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-1861
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