China's Great Wall: A Photographic History of Its Geographic and Cultural Landscape by Peng Ruigao, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
China's Great Wall: A Photographic History of Its Geographic and Cultural Landscape

China's Great Wall: A Photographic History of Its Geographic and Cultural Landscape

by Peng Ruigao
     
 

China's Great Wall takes an all-new approach to the story of China's crown jewel. The inspiring history of the wall's more than 4,000 miles of earth, stone, and brick is told through the photographs of Zhai Dongfeng, who has spent the last 20 years traveling along the wall-a ?labor of love.? More than 175 spectacular photographs explore the Great Wall's

Overview

China's Great Wall takes an all-new approach to the story of China's crown jewel. The inspiring history of the wall's more than 4,000 miles of earth, stone, and brick is told through the photographs of Zhai Dongfeng, who has spent the last 20 years traveling along the wall-a ?labor of love.? More than 175 spectacular photographs explore the Great Wall's geography, construction, history, architecture, archaeology, and the lives of the people living near the wall. This book includes Spectacular panoramic foldouts, a unique story? 2,000 years of China's history, representing the great themes of its heritage, and much more.

Photos by one of China's most renowned photographers, this collection provides Western readers with an authentic tour along one of the world's greatest treasures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762109852
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
12/25/2008
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
13.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Author Peng Ruigao, a member of the Chinese Writers' Association, council member of the Shanghai Writers' Association, has published several novels and essays.
Photographer Zhai Dongfeng is a member of China Photographers Association and a director of Beijing Photographers Association. He has been awarded the Golden Image Award, the greatest honor for photographers in China, and has been named the Outstanding Cameraman, Fujifilm. Zhai Dongfeng has visited twenty plus countries and regions and publishes hundreds of photos on tourism every year.

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