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Forgotten Kingdom: Among the Nakhis of Likiang

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One of China's best-known stories is that of "Peach Blossom Grove", a tale in which a man gets lost and stumbles upon an idyllic town in which the people living there are wont for nothing and enjoy life in a truly egalitarian society. The man leaves, vowing to bring others back, but is unable to find his way back to the place that so captured his heart.

It would seem that Russian-born Peter Goullart found his own peach blossom grove in the town Lijiang. But rather than leave it, he stayed on for years. Luckily for later generations, he penned Forgotten Kingdom – Among the Nakhis of Likiang, an account of his experiences living and working in Lijiang in the 1930s and 40s. Forgotten Kingdom is an unparalleled look at the turbulent times experienced by Lijiang and northwest Yunnan in the first half of the 20th century. It is not only recommended for readers interested in Lijiang and the Naxi people, but also anyone who is curious about the recent dynamics that have influenced Yunnan's northwest until today.

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One of China's best-known stories is that of "Peach Blossom Grove", a tale in which a man gets lost and stumbles upon an idyllic town in which the people living there are wont for nothing and enjoy life in a truly egalitarian society. The man leaves, vowing to bring others back, but is unable to find his way back to the place that so captured his heart.

It would seem that Russian-born Peter Goullart found his own peach blossom grove in the town Lijiang. But rather than leave it, he stayed on for years. Luckily for later generations, he penned Forgotten Kingdom – Among the Nakhis of Likiang, an account of his experiences living and working in Lijiang in the 1930s and 40s. Forgotten Kingdom is an unparalleled look at the turbulent times experienced by Lijiang and northwest Yunnan in the first half of the 20th century. It is not only recommended for readers interested in Lijiang and the Naxi people, but also anyone who is curious about the recent dynamics that have influenced Yunnan's northwest until today.

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Used: very good
Format:
Paperback

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