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  • Author He Kuang Li Qiyu
  • Book NO. 13007
  • Words 350thousand
  • Pages 428
  • Price 92
  • Edition 1-1
  • ISBN 978-7-119-13007-1
  • Format 16
  • Publish Year 2022
  • Language Chinese
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Xiamen is a high-profile coastal open city in China and an important pivot city on “the Belt and Road”. With 300,000 words and dozens of pictures, The Biography of Xiamen traces the past of this city from the dusty depths of history. Chu Hsi, a thinker and educator of the Ming Dynasty in China, retraced the steps of the ancients and enjoyed life here; Zheng Chenggong, a military strategist in the late Ming and early Qing Dynasties,left behind many deeds here; Gulangyu, a small island, witnessed loads of sensational events in the past century; “Soar to the sky without fear”, a great slogan from Deng Xiaoping, still echoes here... In Xiamen, we can learn about the history of this open coastal city and see the footprints of China’s development.