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Ancient China

Author : Arthur Cotterell
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Photographs and artwork chronicle three thousand years of Chinese history, from the earliest dynasty to the twentieth century, and examine some of the contributions China has made to the world.

DK Eyewitness Books Ancient China

Author : Arthur Cotterell
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Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life in imperial China, from its earliest beginnings in the Bronze Age to its final days in the early years of the 20th century. See the stunning bronze work of the ancient Chinese, an early irrigation machine, a set of antique acupuncture needles, the beautiful implements used for Chinese calligraphy. Learn why the First Emperor created the terra-cotta army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, how a Chinese house was constructed, why tombs were filled with pottery figures, and what a civil servant''s job entailed. Discover why emperors were known as Sons of Heaven, what kinds of weapons were used in early battles, why families worshiped their ancestors, how fishermen used bivas to catch fish, and much, much more. Discover the history of Imperial China - from the Great Wall to the days of the last emperor.

DK Eyewitness Books Modern China

Author : DK
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Be an eyewitness to the home of over 1 billion people China, the world's largest country, is set to become the superpower of the 21st century. See the dazzling array of peoples, places and cultures that make up this rapidly changing nation. Get the picture using the clip-art CD with over 100 amazing images to download. Then use the giant pull-out wallchart to decorate your room. Great for projects or just for fun, this fact-packed guide and CD shows and tells you everything you need to know about China. "I am a big fan of these... They are brilliantly visual” “There isn’t a child that would be able to resist picking that up” Reader Reviews

Ancient Chinese Civilization

Author : Todd Van Pelt
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This book takes a deep dive into the world's longest continuous civilization, examining both myth and fact—from the dawn of farming and the early bronze-makers, to the great dynasties that united China. Stunningly illustrated historical pages and carefully retold myths introduce young readers to the glories, riches, romance, and mystery of Chinese civilization. Includes sections on creation myths, gods, society, religion, agriculture, medicine, daily life, art, entertainment, war and weapons, inventions and construction, trade, and education, writing, and literature.

Ancient China

Author : Louise Spilsbury
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DK Eyewitness Books Ancient Rome

Author : DK Publishing
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In DK Eyewitness: Ancient Rome, travel back in time and discover one of history's most remarkable civilizations-from its vast empire and astounding engineering feats to the menu at a Roman dinner party. Explore the inside of the Colosseum and the battles that were fought within. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons, and other objects Ancient Romans left behind, the architecture they created, the gods they worshiped, family life, transportation, travel, trade, and more, giving an eyewitness account of this incredible empire. Each book retains the stunning artworks and photography from the groundbreaking original series, but the text has been reduced and reworked to speak more clearly to younger readers. Still on every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes DK Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

Government and Society

Author : Alastair Morrison
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First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Science and Technology

Author : James Strapp
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A survey and critique of the major theories of financial crises. This second edition covers the period from 1985 and the stock market crash of 1987, the collapse of the S&L industry, the severe problems of US commercial banks, and the increasing risks posed by junk bonds.

Everyday Life

Author : Anita Croy
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This monograph introduces the student to the neo-Ricardian paradigm in economics. It restores the core of economic reasoning to its classical roots with a focus on production and class distribution, rather than the optimum allocation of scarce resources.

The Great Wall of China

Author : Rebecca Stanborough
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Originally built to defend against nomads from the north, much of ancient China's first line of defence still stands today. What techniques did workers use so that the wall would last over time? And at what cost? Discover the motives and methods used for this engineering wonder.