DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China: Discover the History of Imperial China from the Great Wall to the Days of the La

Arthur Cotterell (Author)
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Description

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 years in the early 20th century. See the stunning bronze work of the ancient Chinese and the beautiful techniques used for Chinese calligraphy. Learn why the First Emperor created the Terracotta Army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, and much, much more.

The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.

Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publish Date
September 01, 2005
Pages
72
Dimensions
9.0 X 0.5 X 11.3 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780756613822
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About the Author

Among Arthur Cotterell's historical books are Chariot, The Minoan World, A Dictionary of World Mythology, The Penguin Encyclopedia of Classical Civilizations, The Pimlico Dictionary of Classical Civilizations, The Pimlico Dictionary of Classical Mythologies, and Eyewitness: Ancient China.