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Walls : defenses throughout history

Author: James Cross Giblin
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses why and how walls have been constructed throughout history, around cities, castles, even countries.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cross Giblin
ISBN: 0316309540 9780316309547
OCLC Number: 10998439
Description: 113 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A wall made of mammoth bones --
Ancient walled cities --
The walled city of Carcassonne --
Hadrian's wall --
The great wall of China --
Castle walls --
Walls to withstand artillery --
Walls of American forts --
Walls underground --
Walls of World War II --
A wall in space?
Responsibility: by James Cross Giblin.

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Discusses why and how walls have been constructed throughout history, around cities, castles, even countries.

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