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Seven Wonders of Ancient Asia

Woods, Michael (Book - 2009)
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Seven Wonders of Ancient Asia
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Long ago, Greek writers created a list of the seven wonders of the world. But that list only included the incredible monuments and other marvelous structures the writers knew about - which were all located in Greece and its surrounding countries. the writers were not aware of the many wonders in other parts of the world. Asia is home to some of the world's oldest civilizations, and those ancient people also created some amazing wonders. They built a wall thousands of miles long to hold back a fierce army of invaders. They created a statue so big ten adults can stand on its hand. They built a temple meant to look like a mountain, covered in statues and pictures. What other ancient treasures does Asia hold? Some are hidden in deep jungles or on towering mountain ranges, and some can even be found in modern cities that grew around them. You're about to begin your search for the seven wonders of Ancient Asia!
Authors: Woods, Michael, 1946-
Title: Seven wonders of Ancient Asia
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, 2009
Characteristics: 80 p. :,col. ill., col. maps, col. ports. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Michael Woods and Mary B. Woods
Contents: The Great Wall of China
Mahabodhi Temple
Angkor Wat
Todaiji Temple
Pha That Luang
Borobudur Temple
The Banaue Rice Terraces
Timeline
Choose an eighth wonder
Glossary and pronunciation guide
Source notes
Selected bibliography
Further reading and websites
Additional Contributors: Woods, Mary B. (Mary Boyle), 1946-
ISBN: 0822575698
9780822575696
Branch Call Number: j 950 W896s 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Asia Juvenile literature Architecture, Ancient Juvenile literature Historic sites Juvenile literature World Heritage areas Asia Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Architecture, Ancient
Historic sites
World Heritage areas
LCCN: 2007040824
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