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The Resource The Great Wall revisited : from the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head, William Lindesay

The Great Wall revisited : from the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head, William Lindesay

Label
The Great Wall revisited : from the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head
Title
The Great Wall revisited
Title remainder
from the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head
Statement of responsibility
William Lindesay
Title variation
  • From the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head
  • Great Wall revisited
Title variation remainder
from the Jade Gate to Old Dragons Head
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents seventy-two then-and-now comparisons from the author-photographer's three-year journey across Northern China to search for the settings where the Great Wall could be examined in the past and present, and brings together eyewitness accounts of change along the wall with literary impressions by early visitors
Tone
Writing style
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10348586
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lindesay, William
Dewey number
951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS793.G67
LC item number
L5657 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Great Wall of China (China)
  • Great Wall of China (China)
Target audience
adult
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from the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head
Label
The Great Wall revisited : from the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head, William Lindesay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First published in 2007 by China Intercontinental Press in China only"--T.p. verso
  • "Published in the United Kingdom in 2008 by Frances Lincoln Limited"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-285) and index
Contents
Prologue : the wall of two Williams -- Foreword / by Luo Zhewen -- Author's introduction -- The Great Wall: a perspective -- A Great Wall image history: maps, drawings and photographs -- Rephotography and the Great Wall -- Revisited sites -- Epilogue: continuing to revisit the Great Wall
Control code
ocn192109835
Dimensions
22 x 30 cm.
Extent
291 p.
Isbn
9780674031494
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008007122
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)192109835
Label
The Great Wall revisited : from the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head, William Lindesay
Publication
Note
  • "First published in 2007 by China Intercontinental Press in China only"--T.p. verso
  • "Published in the United Kingdom in 2008 by Frances Lincoln Limited"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-285) and index
Contents
Prologue : the wall of two Williams -- Foreword / by Luo Zhewen -- Author's introduction -- The Great Wall: a perspective -- A Great Wall image history: maps, drawings and photographs -- Rephotography and the Great Wall -- Revisited sites -- Epilogue: continuing to revisit the Great Wall
Control code
ocn192109835
Dimensions
22 x 30 cm.
Extent
291 p.
Isbn
9780674031494
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008007122
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)192109835

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