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)

by Elizabeth Mann

Other authorsAlan Witschonke (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 1997

Status

Available

Local notes

951 Man

Collection

Publication

Mikaya Press (1997), Edition: First Edition, 48 pages

Description

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

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

48 p.; 10.35 x 10.31 inches

ISBN

0965049329 / 9780965049320

Barcode

5863

User reviews

LibraryThing member Brettch
This book has extraordinary photos. I have never been to China but have always wanted to see the Great Wall. This book has amazing facts about keeping the Mongolians away and how it took decades to build this amazing structure that you can see from space. One thing that was sadly discovered was that walls don't always do the trick, the enemy found it's way in. I enjoyed this book a lot.… (more)

Pages

48

Rating

(3 ratings; 3.8)
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