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The Great Wall Revisited From The Jade Gate To Old Dragons Head , Free Shipping

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Author William


Publisher • China Intercontinental Press

Isbn 7508510321

Published

2006.12

Pages 291

Edition 1st

Format Paperback

Language English

Page material gelatine plate paper

Product Description:

Using the technique of rephotography – repeat photography at the same place with a time lag in between – this landmark volume, the first mainstream publication on the theme of Great Wall conservation, presents a realistic portrait of the world’s most-famous building.

William Lindesay spent three years travelling 35, 000 km across North China, carrying his tripod, cameras and a file of vintage photographs, the earliest dating from 1871, looking not merely for vantage points, but ‘advantage points’, places from which he could see the Great Wall in the past and present, side by side.

“The Great Wall Revisited” presents 72 of the most elucidating ‘then’ and ‘now’ comparisons, succinct histories of the sites, and colourful literary impressions left by ‘milestone’ visitors, juxtaposed beside contemporary eyewitnesses accounts that explain the changes. This dossier unfolds as an extraordinary journey along the Wall from the Jade Gate in northwest China’s gobi to Old Dragon’s Head on the Yellow Sea coast.

A state of the Great Wall report per se, evidencing the vestiges of time which have impacted upon it, this book trigger a lively forum, while asking poignant questions as to how the Wall should best be preserved for present and future generations.

Content:

Prologue:The Wall of Two Williams

Foreword by Professor Luo Zhewen

Author's Introduction

Chapter 1:The Great Wall:A Perspective

Chapter 2:A Great Wall Image History:Maps,Drawings and Photographs

Chapter 3:Rephotography and the Great Wall

Chapter 4:Revisited Sites

Map of Rephotographed Sites

Yumenguan(The Jade Gate Pass)

Milestone:Aurel Stein in 1907

Jiayuguan

Milestone:William Geil in 1907-08

Northern Shaanxi Province

Milestones:Clark and Sowerby in 1908;Frederick Clapp in 1914

Laiyuan County, Hebei

Milestone:Sha Fei in 1937

Beijing

Milestones:John Thomson in 1871;Juliet Bredon in 1919

Gubeikou

Milestone:William Parish in 1793

Shanhaiguan

Milestone:Mr.smythe in 1850

Epilogue:Continuing to Revisit the Great Wall

Acknowledgements and Project Timeline

Bibliography

Chronology

Sources of Illustrations

Map of China

Index



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