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National Geographic investigates ancient China : archaeology unlocks the secrets of China's past

Author: Jacqueline A Ball; Richard Levey; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, 2007.
Series: National Geographic investigates.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Explore the story of the world's oldest empire, from the ancient dynasties to the end of the Golden Age of China. Learn about the three main religions that shaped Chinese society: a society made up of four "layers". See why the Chinese called calligraphy, poetry and painting the "three perfections". Most of all, experience the Chinese spirit of exploration, a spirit that led to the building of the Great Wall and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline A Ball; Richard Levey; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 079227783X 9780792277835 0792278569 9780792278566
OCLC Number: 72689775
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Yesterday comes alive --
Tales told by turtles --
A silent army --
Dressed for success --
Learn from your mummy --
Good job, goodbye! --
Tomb robbers!
Series Title: National Geographic investigates.
Other Titles: Ancient China
Responsibility: by Jacqueline Ball and Richard Levey ; Robert Murowchick, consultant.
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Explore the story of the world's oldest empire, from the ancient dynasties to the end of the Golden Age of China. Learn about the three main religions that shaped Chinese society: a society made up of four "layers". See why the Chinese called calligraphy, poetry and painting the "three perfections". Most of all, experience the Chinese spirit of exploration, a spirit that led to the building of the Great Wall and the Great Canal, and the development of the Silk Road.

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