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Some possible search terms or keywords to use when searching that databases:
- Migrant workers
- Dynasties (Zhou, Qin, Ming, Qing)
The country domain for China is cn. For example, you might want to search Google for Beijing migrant workers site:cn.
The Last Days of Old Beijing by
A fascinating portrait of Beijing through the lens of its oldest neighborhood, facing destruction as the city, and China, relentlessly modernizes.
Beijing: From Imperial Capital to Olympic City by
Call Number: 951.156 Li
A capital almost continuously for more than a thousand years, Beijing has been Khubilai Khan's Mongol headquarters, home to emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties, and the main stage for Communist-era achievements and upheavals. Beijing is the first book in English to trace this vibrant city's history from its earliest days to the present.
Beijing Time by
Call Number: 951.156 Dut
Deeply immersed in the culture, everyday and otherworldly, this anthropological tour, from ancient cosmology to Communist kitsch, allows us to see as never before how the people of Beijing—and China—work and live.
Beijing Then and Now by
As the political and cultural heart of modern China, Beijing has grown dramatically since the Communist revolution of 1949.Beijing Then and Now shows how that dramatic modernization has affected the city and how, despite all the new building and modern infrastructure, some of the great historic sites have been preserved and maintained.
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