Guarding the Forbidden City: Memoirs of a Palace Museum Director (Hardcover)

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Join Shan Jixiang, the sixth Director of the Palace Museum and “ Internet celebrity dean,” as he takes you on a journey through his role as the “ gatekeeper” of one of China’ s most revered cultural heritage sites. In his captivating memoir, Jixiang shares his personal experiences and insights into the evolution of the Palace Museum and his vision for preserving and promoting cultural heritage for the public. With vivid storytelling and a wealth of knowledge, this book is a must-read for anyone interested in Chinese history and culture.

About the Author


Shan Jixiang is a renowned expert in cultural heritage preservation, having served as the sixth Director of the Palace Museum and the Director of the Beijing Municipal Planning Commission. He graduated from a research institution, holds a Ph.D. in engineering, and is a registered urban planner. In addition to his leadership positions, Jixiang is an exceptional researcher at the Central Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and the President of the Chinese Society of Cultural Relics.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781487810122
ISBN-10: 1487810121
Publisher: Royal Collins Publishing Company
Publication Date: October 20th, 2023
Pages: 328
Language: English