The Great Wall

by Elizabeth Mann

Publisher: Mikaya Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 44 Downloads: 694
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Subjects:

  • Great Wall of China (China) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Great Wall of China (China) -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • China -- History -- Juvenile literature

About the Edition

Examines the building of the Great Wall of China and the thousands of years of conflict that preceded it.

Edition Notes

Statementby Elizabeth Mann ; with illustrations by Alan Witschonke.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesWonders of the world book
ContributionsWitschonke, Alan, 1953-
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p. :
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23246104M
ISBN 100965049329
LC Control Number97021246

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It is also the subject of an awesome mythology, embedded in both learned and popular imaginations, which has grown up and now obscured the historical record. Even the maps which chart the Wall's position offer erroneous accounts of a Cited by: The Great Wall: The story of thousands of miles of earth and stone that turned a nation into a fortress (Wonders of the World Book) [Mann, Elizabeth, Witschonke, Alan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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This book is among the most systematic and comprehensive works on the Great Wall. It conveys to the reader content in language that is clear and straightforward. It traces the history of the Great Wall's origin, including the initial Period of construction for multiple defensive walls, the era of overall transformation, the Period of the.

The Great Wall of China Informational (nonfiction), words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile L Multilevel Book also available in levels V and Z1 For thousands of years, Chinese emperors built the Great Wall by adding more and more sections, making it.

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Gubeikou Great Wall is an original and wild part of the Great Wall. It's less-visited all year round, even on Chinese public holidays. It's also not difficult to walk and good for kids and seniors. Jinshanling Great Wall is a minutes drive/12 km away from the place/10(19).

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Twenty-two centuries after the building of the Great Wall of China, the Chinese are still fond of telling stories about its construction.

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