The Late Great Wall

Liu, Melinda; Mooney, Paul; Shih, June
July 2002
Newsweek;7/29/2002, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p40
Focuses on the Great Wall of China, and the threats that nature and economics pose to its existence. Issue of cultural preservation as the 2008 Beijing, China Olympics approach; Details on reconstruction efforts, including on the Old Dragon's Head, the wall's eastern terminus; Threats of tourism and indifference to the wall; Details on the western tip of the wall, in Inner Mongolia, which has been sucked into the ground by the Gobi desert; Efforts of British preservationist William Lindesay to save the wall.


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