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A Dance with the Dragon: The Vanished World of Peking's Foreign Colony
by Julia Boyd
With its wild, dissolute, extravagant group of fossil hunters and philosophers, diplomats, dropouts, writers and explorers, missionaries, artists and refugees, Peking's foreign community in the early 20th century was as exotic as the city itself. Always a magnet for larger than life individuals, Peking attracted characters as diverse as Wallis Simpson, Pearl Buck, J.D. ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published March 15th 2012 by I. B. Tauris
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