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Where Is the Great Wall?

Patricia Demuth

Where Is the Great Wall?

by Patricia Demuth

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Published by Penguin Group (USA) in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Patricia Brennan Demuth ; illustrated by Jerry Hoare
    ContributionsHoare, Jerry, ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS793.G67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p.
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27174332M
    ISBN 100448483580, 1484447972, 1489845712
    ISBN 109780448483580, 9781484447970, 9781489845719
    LC Control Number2014045706
    OCLC/WorldCa881887992

    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 a fascinating look into the country's long history. No trip to Beijing would be complete without a Great Wall tour. Winding along the mountain ridges north of the capital city, the Great Wall of China stands as one of the world's most iconic wonders, largest historical sites, and greatest feats of engineering, showcasing the genius of the Ming Dynasty.

    Walking the Great Wall of China can be as ambitious as tackling the entire 1, miles from the Gobi Desert to the Yellow Sea or spending a morning or afternoon climbing a section with a tour group.   Binu and the Great Wall is a retelling of the legend of Meng Jiangnu and is based during the Qin dynasty of China. The original story dealt with the suffering of the common people, a lot of whom were kidnapped and forced to build the Great Wall of China, a structure that still stands strong today/5.

      Meet the Great Wall of China in this engaging facts video for kids of all ages! Children will learn the history of the Great Wall of China, how old it is, how long it is, what the wall is made of.   Great things await—if Styx finds the courage to break down the wall that stands between him and everything he wants. Second Edition First Edition published by .


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and surviving to the present. Actually, as Princeton historian Waldron demonstrates in a landmark study, most of what we today call the Great Wall was built during the Ming dynasty () one of the few books that change our basic assumptions about Cited by:   It is arguably the greatest feat of civil engineering in history, and indisputably earth’s largest single cultural relic: begun during the Qin Dynasty (around BC) and completed nearly 1, years later during the Ming Dynasty, the Great Wall of China spans more than 4, miles/5(20).

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This is the first full scholarly study of the Great Wall of China to appear in any language, and 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 /5.

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Mongols were fighting China. One of the big reasons the Great Wall of China. was built was to keep the bully Mongols out. The Great Wall of China (Chinese: 萬里長城; pinyin: Wànlǐ Chángchéng) is the collective name of a series of fortification systems generally built across the historical northern borders of China to protect and consolidate territories of Chinese states and empires against various nomadic groups of the steppe and their polities.

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The Great Wall is Zhang's first English-language ed by: Zhang Yimou. The Great Wall was not just a wall. It was an integrated military defensive system with watchtowers for surveillance, fortresses for command posts and logistics, beacon towers for communications, etc.

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