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The Resource Ancient China, Tony Allan

Ancient China, Tony Allan

Label
Ancient China
Title
Ancient China
Statement of responsibility
Tony Allan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Maps, charts, illustrations, and text explore the history and culture of ancient China
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1946-
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Allan, Tony
Dewey number
931
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS741.5
LC item number
.A55 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cultural atlas for young people
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  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Ancient China, Tony Allan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Timelines -- History of China: Prehistoric China -- Roots of Chinese history -- Shang dynasty -- Zhou dynasty -- Growth of cities -- Qin empire -- Han dynasty -- Administrative empire -- Links with the west -- Six dynasties -- Sui dynasty -- Tang dynasty -- Time of social change -- Five dynasties, 10 kingdoms -- Song dynasty -- Mongol invasion -- China under the Mongols -- Ming dynasty -- Expansion of the empire -- Downfall of the Ming -- Culture and society: Lie of the land -- Cultivation of rice -- Religion and myth -- Medicine and geomancy -- Confucius and Confucianism -- Underground army -- Calligraphy -- Painting and sculpture -- Spread of Buddhism -- Bureaucracy and government -- Poetry -- Architecture -- Great Wall of China -- Country life -- Ceramics and pottery -- Theater and Opera -- Science and technology -- Forbidden city -- Rivers and canals -- Festivals -- Glossary -- Further reading/Web sites -- Index
Control code
ocn144991020
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780816068272
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
Label
Ancient China, Tony Allan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Timelines -- History of China: Prehistoric China -- Roots of Chinese history -- Shang dynasty -- Zhou dynasty -- Growth of cities -- Qin empire -- Han dynasty -- Administrative empire -- Links with the west -- Six dynasties -- Sui dynasty -- Tang dynasty -- Time of social change -- Five dynasties, 10 kingdoms -- Song dynasty -- Mongol invasion -- China under the Mongols -- Ming dynasty -- Expansion of the empire -- Downfall of the Ming -- Culture and society: Lie of the land -- Cultivation of rice -- Religion and myth -- Medicine and geomancy -- Confucius and Confucianism -- Underground army -- Calligraphy -- Painting and sculpture -- Spread of Buddhism -- Bureaucracy and government -- Poetry -- Architecture -- Great Wall of China -- Country life -- Ceramics and pottery -- Theater and Opera -- Science and technology -- Forbidden city -- Rivers and canals -- Festivals -- Glossary -- Further reading/Web sites -- Index
Control code
ocn144991020
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9780816068272
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), maps
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