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Author Cotterell, Arthur
Title Ancient China / written by Arthur Cotterell ; photographed by Alan Hills & Geoff Brightling
Imprint New York : DK Pub., 2005
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Mo  931 C847 2005    AVAILABLE    30550100432051
Edition Rev. ed
Descript 72 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Series Eyewitness
DK eyewitness books
Note Includes index
World's oldest empire -- Beginning of China -- Teachings of Confucius -- Art of war -- First emperor of China -- In the empire's service -- Land of invention -- Paper, printing and books -- Three ways -- Health and medicine -- Three perfections -- Life in the fields -- Great waterways -- Within the city walls -- At home -- Food and drink -- Dressed for best -- Adornment -- Festivals and games -- Living in harmony -- Gardens of Heaven -- Arts and crafts -- Silk road -- Great ocean voyages -- End of the empire -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index
Illustrations and text explore the history of Imperial China from its earliest beginnings to the days of the last emperor
Includes bibliographical references (p. 68) and index
Subject China -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature
China -- Civilization
China -- Antiquities
Alt Author Hills, Alan, ill
Brightling, Geoff, ill
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