The Great Wall (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 13 September 2018
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In c. 220 B.C., under Qin Shi Huang, sections of earlier fortifications were joined together to form a united defence system against invasions from the north in China. Construction continued up to the Ming dynasty (1368—1644), when the Great Wall became the world's largest military structure. Its historic and strategic importance is matched only by its architectural significance.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/438/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, September 13). The Great Wall (UNESCO/NHK). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1408/the-great-wall-unesconhk/

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Kyokai, UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso. "The Great Wall (UNESCO/NHK)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 13, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/1408/the-great-wall-unesconhk/.

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Kyokai, UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso. "The Great Wall (UNESCO/NHK)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Sep 2018. Web. 18 Oct 2021.