Ancient China is a comprehensive introduction to the world's oldest living civilization. This useful resource draws on maps, documents, and works of art to complement the definitive text.
Part One: The History of China explores China's rich history, focusing on the origins of farming, legendary heroes, key military and political events, the powerful dynasties of early China, and the growth of cities.
Part Two: Culture and Society considers the culture, economy, government, and society of China. Innovations in art, architecture, technology, and medicine are discussed, and the importance of religion and philosophy—including Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism—are also examined in detail.
Arranged in appealing double-page spreads, Ancient China provides a detailed look into this great culture. The attractive and accessible format brings the history of ancient China to life.
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