Probes on the Great Wall

Hui Zhou

Abstract


Of all the huge military defensive projects constructed in ancient and middle century in the world, the Great Wall in China was of course the greatest one for its solid structure, long history, and great influence. As for today’s Chinese people, the Great Wall is the greatest relics handed down by our ancestor. Even hundreds of years ago, the Great Wall was listed as one of the 7 greatest masterpieces in the world. In 1961, it was listed to be the first group of protected monument by the Chinese State Council. As the world’s largest cultural relic, the Great Wall, an imposing ancient defense structure in China, was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1987.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ach.v5n2p147

Asian Culture and History   ISSN 1916-9655(Print)   ISSN 1916-9663 (Online)

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