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Film

"A Great Wall" is a 1986 comedy-drama film written, directed and starring Peter Wang. It is the first American feature film shot in the People's Republic of China. This was Kelvin Han Yee's first film.

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"A great wall": A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China: An Investigative History is a history of international relations written by journalist Patrick Tyler. The book details high level relations between the United States and China from the Nixon administration to the Clinton Administration. Primarily focused on the actions and motives of members of the president's cabinet and their counterparts in China, the book illustrates the large role personal politics and bureaucratic infighting had on the direction of China policy in the United States. Well received in the popular press, the book garnered mixed reviews in scholarly journals. However, the book won both the Lionel Gelber Prize and the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Book Award in 2000.

  • also known as "A great wall: six presidents and China: an investigative history", A Great Wall: Six Presidents and China
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Google previewChildren Encyclopedia

by BPI

Shi Huangdi decided to construct a great wall by unifying all the independent walls built in ancient times to protect China from the raids of the northern nomadic tribes. The Great Wall became the world's greatest military structure during the ...

Google previewE-encyclopedia (2003)

by DK

technology, with inventions A GREAT WALL OF CHINA including PHPCI', »l PORCELAIN , The Great Wall snakes across the mountains north of ...

Google previewA Complete and Universal English Dictionary on a New Plan: including not only ... a full explanation of difficult words and technical terms in all faculties and professions ... but ... a pronouncing dictionary ... To which are prefixed, A Free Enquiry into the Origin and Antiquity of Letters (by the Abbot Anselm) ... By ... James Barclay ... and others (1774)

by James Barclay (Curate of Edmonton.)

by a great wall above xooa miles in length, which see parate: it from Tin-try; on the W. by high mountains and desart', and onthe S. by the ocean, and the kingdoms ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

built a Great Wall, constructing its defiles and passes in accordance with the configurations of the terrain. It started at Lin-t'ao and extended to Liao-tung, reaching a distance of more than ten ...

Google previewA New General English Dictionary (1768)

Peculiarly Calculated for the Use and Improvement of Such as are Unacquainted with the Learned Languages by Thomas Dyche

or current of any other waters, that so the strips may ride with the greater safety ; and sometimes it is considered only as a pilaster to strengthen a great wall of a high and large building ; and sometimes it means only the blank or space of wall ...

Google previewA new general English dictionary; to which is prefixed a compendious English grammar, begun by T. Dyche and finish'd by W. Pardon (1781)

by Thomas Dyche, William Pardon

or current of any ot'icr waters, that so the fliin nay ride with the greater safety; and sometimes it is cnli- dereel only a a pilaster to strengthen a great wall of a high and liTge buitdi' g ; Mid sometimes it ...

Google previewA new general English dictionary ... Originally begun by ... Thomas Dyche ... and now finish'd by William Pardon ... The seventh edition, etc (1752)

or current of any other waters, that so the ships may ride with the greater safety; and sometimes they are confidered only as pilasters to strengthen a great wall of a high and large building; and sometimes it means only the blank or space of ...

Google previewA New General English Dictionary ... Originally begun by the late ... Thomas Dyche ... And now finish'd by William Pardon, Gent. The ninth edition, etc (1758)

by Thomas DYCHE, William PARDON

a mrvle or harbour, to break kiss violence os the sea, or current of any other waters, that so the ships may ride with the greater safety; and sometimes they are considered only as pilasters to strengthen a great wall osahigh and large building; ...

Google previewA New General English Dictionary; Peculiarly Calculated for the Use and Improvement of Such as are Unacquainted with the Learned Languages... To which is Prefixed, a Compendious English Grammar... Together with a Supplement, of the Proper Names of the Most Noted Kingdoms, Provinces... Originally Begun by the Late Reverend Mr. Thomas Dyche..., and Now Finishʼd by William Pardon.. (1740)

by Thomas Dyche, William Pardon

to break the violence os the sea, or current os any other' waters, that so the ship' may ride with the greater sestty ; and sometimes they are considered only as pilasters to strengthen a great wall of a high and large building; and sometimes it ...

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