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Why I may never see the Walls of China

by Anthony Howell

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Published by Anvil Press Poetry in London [England], Dover, NH .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnthony Howell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6058.O92 W5 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2548785M
ISBN 100856461598, 0856461601
LC Control Number85030840

The history of the Great Wall of China began when fortifications built by various states during the Spring and Autumn (– BC) and Warring States periods (– BC) were connected by the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, to protect his newly founded Qin dynasty (– BC) against incursions by nomads from Inner walls were built of rammed earth, constructed using.   This book, based on work carried out in the DFG Research Training Group "Monies, Markets and Finance in China and East Asia, " provides ample evidence that Marco Polo did go to China.

  The Great Wall of China is a barrier fortification in northern China running west-to-e miles (21, km) from the Jiayuguan Pass (in the west) to the Hushan Mountains in Liaoning Province in the east, ending at the Bohai Gulf. It crosses eleven provinces/municipalities (or ten, according to some authorities) and two autonomous regions (Inner Mongolia and Ningxia).   Some of the construction has weathered away, while plants growing in the walls have accelerated the decay, said the report, citing a survey last year by the Great Wall of China Society.

Michelle Jana Chan reveals why a Hollywood blockbuster can never do justice to China’s greatest construction – and suggests 10 great ways to visit it for yourself.   A third of mile-long Great Wall of China lies in ruins. Its modern-day defenders confront what may be the world's greatest challenge in cultural preservation.


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