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Author: Qiao Yun;
Language: English
Format: 20.4 x 16.4 x 1.4 cm
Page: 199
Publication Date: 09/2012
ISBN: 7112146143,9787112146147
Table of Contents

Location Map of Cities and Defense Structure
Guide to Dunhuang and Surrounding Area
Editor's Note
Preface 1
Preface 2
General Introduction
Evolution of City Defense Structures, Walls and Moats
--Ascent and Decline of the Dynastic Capital Cities
I. The First City Walls and Moats
II. Towns and Cities of the Three Dynasties
III. Capital Cities of the Periods of Spring and Autumn, and the Warring States
IV. Qin Xianyang, Han Chang'an and Luoyang
V. Yecheng, Jianye and Chengdu of the Period of Three Kingdoms
V1. Wall Construction During the Two Jin, the Northern and Southern Dynasties
VI1. Chang'an Cheng of the Sui and Tang Dynasties
VIII. Capitals of the Song, Liao and Jin Dynasties
IX. Yuan Dadu, Ming and Qing Beijing and Provincial Cities
Design, Structure, Construction, Attack and Defense
--Strategically Located Strong Defense Systems
I. Rules of Design
II. Defense Structures
III. Construction
IV. Attack and Defense
The Ten Thousand Li Great Wall
--The Greatest Defense Work in Chinese History
I. History of the Great Wall
II. Nine-Frontier Vital Commands
Notes on the Photographs
Great Wall
Eastern Gate Tower, Shanhaiguan Pass, Qinhuangdao, Hebei
Linlulou Tower, Shanhaiguan Pass, Qinhuangdao, Hebei
Denghailou Tower, Ninghai Cheng, Qinhuangdao, Hebei
Jiaoshan Great Wall, Qinhuangdao, Hebei
Jiumenkou Great Wall, Qinhuangdao, Hebei
Detail of Jiumenkou, Qinhuangdao, Hebei
Wangjinglou, Luanping, Hebei
Panoramic View of the Jingshanling Great Wall from Simatai, Luanping, Hebei.
Looking Afar at Wangjinglou from Xiannulou, Luanping, Hebei
Jingshanling Great Wall, Luanping, Hebei
Obstructing Wall Atop the Jingshanling Great Wall, Luanping, Hebei
Interior of Turret on Gubeikou Great Wall, Luanping, Hebei
The Winding Mudanyu Great Wall, Huairou, Beijing
Turret on Mutianyu Great Wall, Huairou, Beijing
Wall and Turret on Mutianyu Great Wall, Huairou, Beijing
Turret on Mudanyu Great Wall, Huairou, Beijing
Turret and Part of the Top of Mudanyu Great Vail, Huairou, Beijing
Mudanyu Great Wall Turret Built High up Atop a Precipice, Huairou, Beijing
Turret on Mutianyu Great Vail, Huairou, Beijing
Badaling Great Wall, Yanqing, Beijing
Turret and Section of the Badaling Great Wall, Yanqing, Beijing
Turret on Badaling Great Wall, Yanqing, Beijing
Yuntai in Juyongguan Pass, Changping, Beijing
One of the Four Great Heavenly King Portraits at Yuntai, Changping, Beijing ...
Juyongguan Great Wall and a Turret, Changping, Beijing
Interior of a Turret on Guangou Great Wall, Changping, Beijing
Turret on Guangou Great Wall, Changping, Beijing
Qingyuanlou at Xuanfu Zhen, Xuanhua City, Hebei
Zhenshuolou at Xuanfu Zhen, Xuanhua City, Hebei
Dajingmen Great Wall Climbing Upwards, Zhangjiakou, Hebei
Dajingmen at Zhangjiakou, Zhangjiakou, Hebei
Pingxinguan Gateway, tingqiu County, Shanxi
Yanmenguan, Daixian County, Shanxi
Stairway up to Zhengbeitai, Ynlin City, Shaanxi
Ningwuguan, Ningwu County, Shanxi
Guanghuamen of Jiayuguan, Jiuquan City, Gansu
Chaozongmen of Jiayuguan, Jiuquan City, Gansu
Jiayuguan at Down, Jiuquan City, Gansu
Smaller Square Fort of Yumenguan, Dunhuang City, Gansu
Entryway to Xiaofangpancheng, Dunhuang City, Gansu
North China
Embrasures in the Tower in Front of Zhengyangmen, Beijing
Zhengyangmen Gate Tower, Beijing
Southeast Corner Tower Viewed From Atop the Wall, Beijing
Southeast Corner Tower of Beijing City- Wall, Beijing
Deshengmen Embrasured Tower Viewed From Atop a Turret, Beijing
Shunzhimen of Wanping Cheng, Beijing
Pingyao Cheng, Pingyao County, Shanxi
Southwestern Corner of Xi'an Wall and its Round Revetment, Xi'an, Shaanxi
Central China
Zhonghuamen Gate Tower and Hideout for Soldiers, Nanjing, Jiangsu
Zhonghuamen Gateway, Nanjing, Jiangsu
Distant View of Panmen, Suzhou, Jiangsu
Soldier Hideout at Zhonghuamen, Nanjing, Jiangsu
Zhongshanmen, Nanjing, Jiangsu
Panmen and its Enceinte, Suzhou, Jiangsu
Sluice Gate at Panmen, Suzhou, Jiangsu
Southern Gate Tower of Jingzhou Cheng, Jiangling County, Hubei
Soldier Hideout in Jingzhou Cheng, Jiangling County, Hubei
Northern Gate of Jingzhou Cheng, Jiangling County, Hubei
South China
City Gate of the Ancient City of Dali, Dali, Yunnan
Northeast China
Eastern Gate of Ningyuanweicheng, Xingcheng, Liaoning
Drum Tower of Ningyuanweicheng, Xingcheng, Liaoning
Stone Memorial Gateway for Li Chengliang, Beizheng, Liaoning
Stone Memorial Gateway for the Zu Brothers, Xingcheng, Liaouing
Western China
Vestige of Wall, Guge Kingdom, Zhada County, Xizang a
External End of Beams for Tangchengdian, Guge Kingdom, Zhada County, Xizang
Guge Kingdom Remains, Zhada County, Xizang
Remains of the Hall of the Red Buddha, Guge Kingdom, Zhada County, Xizang
Guge Kingdom Palace Remains, Zhada County, Xizang
Eastern Gate of Ancient Jiaohe Cheng, Turfan, Xinjiang
Remains of Former Gaochang Cheng, Turfan, Xinjiang
Remains of the Watch Tower of Ancient Jiaohe Cheng, Turfan, Xinjiang
Time-Worn Dagoba of Former Gaochang Cheng, Turfan, Xinjiang
Remains of the Ancient City of Jiaohe Cheng, Turfan, Xinjiang
Ruins of Gaochang Cheng in the Glow of the Setting Sun, Turfan, Xinjiang
Remains of Ancient Balikun Cheng, Balikun County, Xinjiang
Outlying Beacon Tower of Ancient Balikun Cheng, Balikun County, Xinjiang
Drum Tower in Huiyuan Cheng, Huocheng County, Xinjiang
Appendices
Glossary
Chronology of Major Events in the History of Chinese Architecture

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