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by William Lindesay

  • Author: William Lindesay
  • ISBN: 9622174884
  • ISBN13: 978-9622174887
  • ePub: 1673 kb | FB2: 1675 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Asia
  • Publisher: Odyssey Books & Maps; 2nd ed. edition (May 1, 1999)
  • Pages: 32
  • Rating: 4.3/5
  • Votes: 367
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The Great Wall ePub download

William Lindsay, from Great Britain, has deep affection for the Great Wall. When in primary school, he showed special interest in maps and the saw-tooth line on maps caught his eyes. He made up his mind to visit the line, that is, the Great Wall of China. In May, 1987, Lindsay realized his dream.

William Lindsay, from Great Britain, has deep affection for the Great Wall. He spent 78 days hiking 1,553 miles from Jiayuguan Pass to Shanhaiguan Pass on the Great Wall, thus becoming the first foreigner to complete the wall hiking

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Along with Great Wall tour guide William Lindsay, these two . This youth-oriented nonfiction book teaches children how to spend time safely enjoying and appreciating the great outdoors.

Along with Great Wall tour guide William Lindsay, these two authors explore the complex history of the wall. In The Great Wall: The Extraordinary Story of China’s Wonder of the World, readers are taken on a photographic journey. Gain an in-depth perspective of more than just the construction of the Great Wall.

The Great Wall Revisited: From the Jade Gate to Old Dragon's Head. The Great Wall: From Beginning to End. Michael Yamashita. Armchair tourists will enjoy the wealth of information about the Middle Kingdom and the daily lives of its citizens. However, Lindesay's use of Briticismsstet/rl and his right-wing politics (he presents AIDS to some inquisitive Chinese as a gay disease) will deter many readers from following this intrepid athlete the distance.

William Lindsay Gresham (/ˈɡrɛʃəm/; August 20, 1909 – September 14, 1962) was an American novelist and non-fiction author particularly well-regarded among readers of noir. His best-known work is Nightmare Alley (1946), which was adapted into a 1947 film starring Tyrone Power. Gresham was born in Baltimore, Maryland. As a child, he moved to New York with his family, where he became fascinated by the sideshow at Coney Island.

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William Lindesay, one of China's foremost experts of the Great Wall, will discuss his recent discovery of a. .

William Lindesay, one of China's foremost experts of the Great Wall, will discuss his recent discovery of a new portion of the Wall in Mongolia. Thursday, May 31 at 6:30PM. Great Leap Brewing 大跃啤酒. 6 Duojiao Hutong, off of Dianmenwai Dajie.

British 'wall nut' William Lindsay OBE and family have been running 'Wild Wall Weekends' from their Jiankou home .

British 'wall nut' William Lindsay OBE and family have been running 'Wild Wall Weekends' from their Jiankou home for years. The tour includes city transfers, two nights full board at 'The Barracks' (the remote and rustic countryside courtyard home of the Lindsays), and two or three guided Great Wall hikes at Jiankou that feature field lectures en route, covering military strategy, construction, architectural features and more.

During China's recent tourism boom, the Great Wall has become one of the most recognizable images of China, Asia, and the world. This book provides a systematic explanation and scholarly interpretation of the Great Wall, offering common sense theories about its methods of construction, performance, and fate based upon years of fieldwork.

From a beginning in remote desert, the Great Wall stretches across north China to the Yellow Sea. It is the only man-made object visible from the moon. Its construction history spans some 1,835 years and, in 1793, first western estimates put the volume of its building material as greater than that used in all Britain's buildings at that time. Statistics can only begin to give us an understanding of the immensity of the Great Wall. This book takes us further, telling the story of its construction, its purpose and effectiveness, the human toil and sacrifices involved.