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Great Wall Of China

Author : Adele Richardson
ISBN : 1583413561
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides a history of the Great Wall and explains how and why it was built.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Great Wall Of China

Author : Louise Chipley Slavicek
ISBN : 9781438121413
Genre : China
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This series examines the key consequences of arbitrary border making in world history - past and present. These studies describe arbitrary borders as places where people interact differently from the way they would had the boundary not existed. Analytical, but easy to read, these brief histories will appeal to a broad sweep of readership
Category: China

The Great Wall

Author : Michael S. Yamashita
ISBN : 1402731604
Genre : Travel
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A lavishly illustrated, pictorial odyssey that spans more than four thousand miles traverses the Great Wall of China, from beginning to end, and describes the history of the monument and its construction, as well as the landscapes, scenic wonders, and regions it covers.
Category: Travel

The Great Wall Of China

Author : William Edgar Geil
ISBN : 034486099X
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Great Wall Of China

Author : Arthur Waldron
ISBN : 9781316264539
Genre : History
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This is the first full scholarly study of the Great Wall of China to appear in any language, and it challenges many deeply held ideas about Chinese history. Drawing both on primary sources and on the latest archaeology, the book first demonstrates that the standard account of the Great Wall is untrue and misleading and then presents a convincing new account. It begins by tracing the various walls and systems of frontier defences that existed in early Chinese history, and shows how the greatest of these achieved a mythical symbolic stature which long survived the Wall itself. A striking concluding chapter traces how the true history of the Wall was lost in the early twentieth century as it was gradually transformed into a Chinese national symbol explained through historical myth. The book is an important contribution to the history of China's defensive policy, and her ideological attitudes, and will be of interest both to students of Chinese history and of international relations in the pre-modern world.
Category: History

The Great Wall Of Confinement

Author : Philip F. Williams
ISBN : 0520938550
Genre : History
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China is the only major world power to have entered the twenty-first century with a thriving prison camp network—a frightening, mostly hidden realm known since 1951 as the laogai system. This book, the most comprehensive study of China's prison camps to date, draws from a wide range of primary sources, including many compelling literary documents, to illuminate life inside China's prison camps. Focusing mainly on the second half of the twentieth century, Philip F. Williams and Yenna Wu outline the evolution of the laogai system, construct a vivid picture of prisoners' lives from arrest and interrogation to release, and provide a troubling new perspective on the human rights issues plaguing China.
Category: History

The Great Wall Of China

Author : Lesley A. DuTemple
ISBN : 0822503778
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A history of the building of the various pieces of the Great Wall of China, with details of how the walls were built through the ages.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Great Wall Of China

Author : Leonard Everett Fisher
ISBN : 9780689801785
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A brief history of the Great Wall of China, begun about 2,200 years ago to keep out Mongol invaders.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Engineering The Great Wall Of China

Author : Yvette Lapierre
ISBN : 1532111673
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The Great Wall of China, built in many sections over many centuries, is China's best-known landmark. Engineering the Great Wall of China introduces readers to the dynasties that constructed it, explores the construction techniques that were used, and looks at how the modern Chinese government is working to protect it for the future. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction