Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC-AD 1644 - Turnbull, Stephen

It has been said in China that a city without a wall would be as inconceivable as a house without a roof. Even the smallest village invariably had some form of defensive wall, while the Great Wall of China was an attempt to build a barrier along the most vulnerable border of the entire country. Yet the finest examples of walled communities were ...

Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC-AD 1644 2009, Osprey Publishing (UK), Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781846033810

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