Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Heritage

Date of publication:2010-9   Press: Jilin Fine Arts Publishing House   Author:Cui Zhonglei   Pages:207  
Preface

For the survival of mankind and the earth is unique. This unique lies not only in between heaven and earth landscape, but also because it will away beautiful. In order to retain the glory in the past, people made various efforts, one of the most influential of the initiative is the UNESCO in 1972 through the "protection of world cultural and natural heritage", and it also has association established the UNESCO World Heritage committee. Its ultimate aim to establish is called on the people of the world to contribute positively to the reasonable protection and restoration of the common heritage of mankind. World Heritage consists of cultural heritage, which is the ancient birthplace of human civilization ruins, ancient buildings with unique style, characterized by a certain culture heritage; world heritage also includes natural heritage, is refers to the steep mountains, deep canyons, mysterious forest; and the double Heritage (cultural and natural heritage has), such as places of historic interest and scenic beauty and natural scenery of less interesting. As a UNESCO world cultural heritage is ceaseless and perfect, now Chinese joined the "human oral and material heritage", China of Kunqu Opera and Guqin has been ranked among the. In order to meet people's culture to the brilliant and mysterious natural mystery Xunyou, add a selection of the most famous world natural and Cultural Heritage Representative, through the detailed description of the data and the most characteristic pictures, let every reader roaming among them, be personally on the scene. Hope that this book can let you discover the magnificent mystery of nature and civilization development path, have a heartfelt admiration from the bottom of my heart to the human and the nature of God, and to recognize the importance of the protection of the world heritage. To really love our environment.
Summary

Calls for the talents of a new generation of the new century, new talent need to quickly update the reading and learning. "Intellect world" series broke the old edition of the book knowledge redundant old style complex, esoteric, disadvantages; the selected data accurate, concise and vivid. Style classification nuanced, through the concrete data, concise format specific to mobilize the reader's reading enthusiasm and inspire their imagination, so that readers can happy reading, easy to learn. The book for the series of "World Heritage" Illustrated Encyclopedia volumes, the book includes: an overview of the world heritage, Philippines baroque churches and so.
Catalogue of books

The world heritage of world culture heritage selection mechanism and the selection criteria of world natural and intangible heritage of Asian Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor Terracotta Army the Imperial Palace in Beijing Lhasa Potala Palace Mount Huangshan Anhui ancient villages of Xidi, Hongcun: Suzhou classical gardens Vietnam Ha Long Bay Angkor Wat in Philippines and Rock Yamase Taeheeryo of Damascus city church group Bamiyan Ashur Jerusalem Ancient Kyoto sites daylight shrines and temples of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Shirakawa go and five American Quebec flute Hill Historic District of Wood Buffalo National Park Independence Hall Olympic National Park of Huangshi national Statue of Liberty Park Mammoth Cave National Park, Redwood National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, the historic city of Mexico Bobo Carter pater volcano slopes monastery of San Francisco 卡拉科姆鲁 petroglyphs of the Mayan city of Cocos Island Ocean Park Maya site of Copan colonial city of Santo Domingo in Paramaribo City Sucre City Manu National Park Arequipa city of Machu Picchu ancient temple NASCAR and Zhu Ma Na grassland lines Tuula Panu I National Park (Easter Island) city of Quito hole Gong Haas Mercy Temple Jesus Ouro Preto The ancient city of the Iguazu National Park Brasilia Glacier National Park in London at the European Center for the history of the ancient city of Vienna Auschwitz Concentration Camp Tabb Berne Vatican City site of Mycenae and Tyna Jahn J Acropolis Olympia archaeological remains Potsdam's palace and garden of Brussels Palace of Versailles square and Garden Palace of Fontainebleau Moscow Kremlin and Red Square in St Petersburg Africa Islam in Cairo and Pyramid Memphis city cemetery and the cemetery of ancient Thebes Larry Bella stone chisel the church town of Lamu Kenya Mountain National Park natural forest Mountain National Park Asante traditional architectural ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park of Oceania Great Barrier Reef Australian Fossil Mammal Sites Kakadu National Park in Western Australia Shark Island National Park in Tonga Lillo Hird and the Macdonald islands
Chapter excerpt

Illustration: "Qin sweep Liuhe, eye HeXiong Zai, seven hundred thousand prisoners, on Soil in Mount Li bay." This first win universal praise poem from the Tang Dynasty poet Li Bai's pen, it sings Qin Shihuang's brilliant performance in the majestic momentum, but also describes a spectacular scene of the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor project. The tomb of Qin Shihuang like a square, flat top, the middle part of ladder shaped, 76 meters high, 345 meters long from east to west, 350 meters long from north to south, covers an area of 1200750 square meters. According to the preliminary investigation, the cemetery is divided into two parts: the inner city and the outer city. The city square, perimeter three thousand meters, inside, outside have buried Ma Keng, rare fowls and strange animals Keng, Tao Yongkeng; Ling has stable pits, pits, pit sati criminals, Xiu Ling tombs over 400 staff, an area of 56.25 square kilometers. The Palace of the Earth center is placed Qin Shihuang coffin. Drilling data show that Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, Palace of the Earth four weeks were a wall 4 meters thick, with brick masonry walls, and find some way to Palace of the Earth Road, found tesselated soil corridor and no signs of anthropogenic disturbance damage. Found only two of 1 meters in diameter, depth less than 9 meters of the hole, but the two thief hole are far away from the Palace of the Earth, has not yet entered the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor Palace of the Earth. In addition, there are a lot of mercury Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor Palace of the Earth in fact, is a powerful evidence that it was not of excavation. Because Palace of the Earth once stolen, Mercury will start to steal hole evaporate. The reason can be inferred, Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor Palace of the Earth may not have stolen. With the use of the latest technology, to officer is stolen and burned down the truth will be revealed to the world. Since 1974, in a cemetery in 1.5 km east of Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor from Terracotta Army found buried pit three, into the "goods" - shaped arrangement, 8000 chariots unearthed pottery figurine, a hundred times, and tens of thousands of pieces of cultural relics such as real weapons. In 1980 the cemetery unearthed bronze chariots and horses on the west side of the big two times, causing shock and concern around the world. These provided vivid materials according to study the position of pottery figurines, Tao Ma marshalling for combat Qin military establishment, way, riding infantry equipment. Qin Shihuang Terracotta Army burial pits, is the world's largest underground military museum. The pit structure reasonable layout, oddEspecially, in the five meters deep pit, every 3 meters to set up a things to the bearing wall, Terracotta Army placed in hole gap between the walls. There are most is the warrior figurines, height 1.7 meters, high 1.9 meters. Tao Magao 1.5 meters, length two meters, the chariots and utility vehicle size. People, carriage and position is reproduced by realism art. "Most of the hand of bronze weapons, with a bow, crossbow, arrowheads, beryllium, spear, Ge, Shu, swords, cutlasses and tomahawk. Bronze weapons because after antirust processing, buried underground for more than two thousand years, is still bright and sharp as new, they are actual combating weapon at the time, wearing a piece of fine armor, chest useful color line drawn into the ear. Jun Li wearing long crown, the ratio of the number of generals. The artisans use realistic art gimmick "more realistic, in this vast army group contained a lot of distinctive creation, so that the whole community is more active, real, full of angry. In the thousands of soldiers figurines, the sculpture art accomplishments achieved a kind of artistic beauty of the height, skilled artisans from around the China, his profound understanding of art performance in the terra cotta warriors each aspect, thus in art perfect reappearance of the Daqin fighters "to fight against the hundred million, through the Liuhe" vigorous battle array, also be a deep understanding of the age in which artistic level. The discovery of the Terracotta Army is known as "the eighth wonder of the world" "Twentieth Century archaeological history of one of the great discovery". "Realism as China sculpture and art history of the world. Now Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor Terracotta Army Museum, founded in one or two, pit three, open to the outside world. In 1987, the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor and the Terracotta Army pit was approved by UNESCO as "World Heritage list". Beijing the Imperial Palace was built in 1406, to basically completed in 1420, was ordered by the emperor Yongle built himself. The designers of the the Imperial Palace (1397 1481 to Kuai Xiang, the word Ting Rui, Suzhou), his first design scheme is modified and the research for many times, finally determined. In order to complete this great project, the court mobilized 300000 workers, time-consuming 14 year-end completed. The building of the the Imperial Palace area of 155000 square meters, covers an area of 七十二万多 square meters, there are 9999 housing half (existing between 八千七百余), the main building is the hall of Supreme Harmony, and hall and the hall of preserving harmony, then is the imperial examination held in this place, the first to third were known as the champion, the second, third. The the Imperial Palace is completed, through the Ming and Qing Dynasties, two Wang Yin, to 1911 the Qing emperor to abdicate in about five hundred years, after the Ming, Qing Dynasties two a total of 24 emperors, is synonymous with Ming Qing two generations of the highest rule core. In 1911 Xin Hai revolution, the last emperor abdicated, in accordance with the then proposed "sequestered", "emperor" Aixinjueluo PuYi "in the palace" is allowed, i.e. "sleep after" part. In 1924, Feng Yuxiang launched the "Beijing coup", will PuYi out of the palace, also set up a "clean room Rehabilitation Commission", took over the the Imperial Palace. In October 10, 1925 announced the the Imperial Palace museum was officially established, opening to the outside world. After 1925, the Forbidden City was known as the "the Imperial Palace". In 1961, the State Council announced the the Imperial Palace for the first batch of "national key cultural relics protection units". A massive overhaul of its from twentieth Century since fifty or sixty. In 1988, the Imperial Palace was listed by UNESCO as "world cultural heritage". Has now become "the Imperial Palace museum".
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