Non-Fiction Books:

Great Wall

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Great Wall

China Against the World, 1000 BC-2000 AD



Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

The Great Wall: China Against the World, 1000 BC-2000 AD by Julia Lovell
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


Legendarily, 2200 years old and 4300 miles long, the Great Wall of China seems to make an overwhelmingly confident physical statement about China's age-old sense of itself as an advanced civilization anxious to draw a line between itself and the 'barbarians' at its borders. But, behind the Wall's intimidating exterior - and the myths that have built up around it - lies a complex history of China's view of the outside world, and itself. In this book, Julia Lovell explores the conquests and cataclysms of the Chinese empire over the past 3000 years with wonderful style.

Author Biography

JULIA LOVELL was born in 1975 and lectures in Chinese history and literature at Cambridge, where she is one of the university's youngest teachers. She regularly writes about China in the press and recently translated the prize-winning Chinese novel, A Dictionary of Maqiao She is married to the writer Robert Macfarlane.
Release date NZ
February 9th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
16pp b/w plates, 8 maps
Atlantic Books
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 318 Banana Points