By John Man

It is a ask yourself of the realm. each year, thousands of holiday makers trip to the nice Wall of China, and a myriad of pictures have made it established to hundreds of thousands extra. but its tale continues to be mysterious and steeped in myth.

In this riveting account, John guy travels the complete size of the good Wall and throughout millennia to discover the reality in the back of the legend. alongside the best way, he delves into the awesome and intricate background of China—from the country's tribal previous via its struggle with the Mongols to its present-day prestige as a resurgent superpower.

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