The "Janitor" in the Forbidden City
By Shan Jixiang  Publisher: Encyclopedia of China Publishing House
Paper Back
2021-01-01 | ISBN: 9787520207034
Rights Manager: Xu Qiuyue

Depicting himself as a "janitor", the author Shan Jixiang, former director of the Palace Museum, talks about his efforts to make the Palace Museum approach the people's life and protect the place to "leave a magnificent Palace Museum till the next 600 years". As a tribute to the 600th anniversary of the establishment of the Palace Museum, the book is jointly recommended by three leading scholars. This book also introduces the international exchange work of the Palace Museum as one of the five largest museums in the world, as well as the interesting stories during foreign dignitaries’ visiting.