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eBook Great Wall of China (Structural Wonders) ePub

by Christine Webster

  • ISBN: 1590367243
  • Category: Arts Music and Photography
  • Subcategory: For Children
  • Author: Christine Webster
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Weigl Pub Inc (July 30, 2007)
  • Pages: 32
  • ePub book: 1933 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1311 kb
  • Other: doc azw doc lit
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 277

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Provides an overview of the Great Wall of China, discussing topics such as its history, structural aspects. Because there is nothing else similar to the Great Wall of China in the world, the section Notable Chinese Structures is included instead.

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The Great Wall of China was built to stop intruders from invading the country. Construction began more than 2,000 years ago. The wall took more than 1,000 years to build. Find out more in The Great Wall of China, a title in the Structural Wonders of the World series. These books identify some of the worlds best-known structures, exploring their history, the people responsible for their creation, and the science behind their construction. Each title features informative text, colorful photographs and maps, and a timeline detailing the steps toward construction

The Great Wall of China’s history began in the Spring and Autumn Period (770–476 BC), was first completed in the Qin Dynasty (221–206 BC), and was last rebuilt as a defense in the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644).

The Great Wall of China’s history began in the Spring and Autumn Period (770–476 BC), was first completed in the Qin Dynasty (221–206 BC), and was last rebuilt as a defense in the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). It protected China’s north from invasion for all but two dynasties that were invader-led: Yuan (1279–1368) and Qing (1644–1912). The Spring and Autumn Period (770–476 BC). Warring States Great Wall Map. It's generally believed that the first parts of the Great Wall were built during the Spring and Autumn Period, when the eastern and central region of what is now China consisted of many.

The Great Wall of China is the most famous monument, unparalleled in its glory. Congratulations for a magnificent display of wonder to the rest of the world. I am a Australian living in China 2 years now, have stood on the wall in awe of what these people did. But when you start to understand this beautiful country and its lovely people you start to realise what they have and can do.

Provides an overview of the Great Wall of China, discussing topics such as its history, structural aspects, and construction techniques and materials, and offers information about current careers in architecture and construction.