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The Great Wall of China: From History to Myth

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The Great Wall of China is renowned as one of the most impressive and intriguing man-made structures on earth. 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 phenomenon which has never been accurately surveyed. Arthur Waldron reveals that the notion of an ancient and continuously existing Great Wall, one of modern China's national symbols ...

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The Great Wall of China: From History to Myth
1992, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521427074

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The Great Wall of China: From History to Myth
1990, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521365185

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