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The Great Wall – Introduction Posted Jul 23, 2014 by Daniel Fandino

Perhaps no other man-made structure on Earth staggers the imagination as the Great Wall of China. Thousands of miles long, the wall was built up over centuries by a succession of Chinese states and dynasties into one of the greatest ...

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The Opium Wars – Introduction Posted Oct 10, 2013 by Daniel Fandino

The Opium Wars were two conflicts fought between China and Western powers in the 1800s. Caused as much by incompatible world views, pride and misunderstandings on both sides as it was by opium and European demands on an increasing troubled ...

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The Terracotta Army – Introduction Posted Oct 10, 2013 by Daniel Fandino

The Terracotta Army stands alongside the Great Wall and the Forbidden City as iconic symbols of China. Discovered in the 1970s near the modern day city of Xi’an in western China, the army is comprised of an estimated 8000 human ...

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