See Inside Ancient China

Find out how and why the terracotta warriors were made, how the Great Wall of China defended the empire, and how traders set off on long journeys along the Silk Road. This is a fascinating introduction to the history of China.

Author: Jones Rob Lloyd

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ISBN: 1474943632

Category: Board books

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A fascinating flap book packed with interesting information about Ancient China, from the earliest civilisation to the Ming Dynasty. Find out how and why the terracotta warriors were made, how the Great Wall of China defended the empire, and how traders set off on long journeys along the Silk Road. This is a fascinating introduction to the history of China. Look around an Ancient Chinese town, open the doors of Chinese houses, and see the emperor at home in his grand palace. This latest addition to Usborne's bestselling lift-the-flap series includes internet links to websites where you can fly over the Great Wall, meet the soldiers of the Terracotta Army and find out more about Ancient China with video clips and activities.
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Ancient China Inside Out

This fascinating book explores the culture and achievements of ancient China through the examination of artifacts that have survived through the centuries.

Author: Kelly Spence

Publisher: Ancient Worlds Inside Out

ISBN: 0778728757

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This fascinating book explores the culture and achievements of ancient China through the examination of artifacts that have survived through the centuries. Each primary-source artifact offers the reader significant clues to the civilization's technologies, cultural traditions, foods, and conflicts.
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On the Run in Ancient China

Another high-speed adventure with those reluctant time travelers, the Binkertons!

Author: Linda Bailey

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781525301520

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 56

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Another high-speed adventure with those reluctant time travelers, the Binkertons! Once again, the Binkerton children try to get away before the owner of the creepy Good Times Travel Agency can send them back in time. But once again, they fail. This time, the trio lands in ancient China, where Libby quickly slips away from Josh and Emma in an official carriage headed to the capital. Then, as the twins set out after her, theyÕre mistaken for barbarian spies and imperial guards begin chasing them. Will they manage to find Libby, and their way back home, without getting caught? Kids wonÕt want to miss this rollicking, all-inclusive trip back in time!
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Inside Ancient China

This five-book series aimed at readers ages 12 and up will follow the same style and design as Inside Ancient Greece.

Author: Alastair Morrison

Publisher: M E Sharpe Focus

ISBN: 076568165X

Category: History

Page: 80

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This five-book series aimed at readers ages 12 and up will follow the same style and design as Inside Ancient Greece. This lavish series complements the national curriculum in world history, social studies, and multicultural courses with an in-depth look at one of the most accomplished--yet little-studied--civilizations of the ancient world. From the time of the Shang Dynasty thousands of years ago, trade, arts, and crafts flourished under successive emperors, while brilliantChinese scientists and inventors created a technology far ahead of the rest of the world.
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Tools and Treasures of Ancient China

Have you ever worn silk?

Author: Candice Ransom

Publisher: Lerner Digital ™

ISBN: 9781512476439

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Have you ever worn silk? Eaten Rice? Used a calendar? All these things came from ancient China. More than two thousand years ago, the ancient Chinese invented tools and treasures that still shape our lives. Find out where the ancient Chinese lived, what their lives were like, and what happened to them. Discover how they changed the world!
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Science and Technology

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.

Author: James Strapp

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317460152

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 80

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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.
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See Inside an Ancient Chinese Town

Readers are taken behind the scenes in palaces and ordinary homes to explore how life was once lived in China.

Author: Penelope Hughes-Stanton

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ISBN: OCLC:299196820

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Page: 30

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Readers are taken behind the scenes in palaces and ordinary homes to explore how life was once lived in China.
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See Inside an Ancient Chinese Town

Focuses on life in Loyang which became the new capital of the Han empire of China in 25 A.D.

Author: Penelope Hughes-Stanton

Publisher: Franklin Watts

ISBN: 0531190099

Category: China

Page: 31

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Focuses on life in Loyang which became the new capital of the Han empire of China in 25 A.D.
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Ancient Chinese Thought Modern Chinese Power

... that moves from the outside to the inside. Ancient China's hegemonic thought puts more emphasis on the deciding role hegemony plays in the international ...

Author: Yan Xuetong

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691160214

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

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The rise of China could be the most important political development of the twenty-first century. What will China look like in the future? What should it look like? And what will China's rise mean for the rest of world? This book, written by China's most influential foreign policy thinker, sets out a vision for the coming decades from China's point of view. In the West, Yan Xuetong is often regarded as a hawkish policy advisor and enemy of liberal internationalists. But a very different picture emerges from this book, as Yan examines the lessons of ancient Chinese political thought for the future of China and the development of a "Beijing consensus" in international relations. Yan, it becomes clear, is neither a communist who believes that economic might is the key to national power, nor a neoconservative who believes that China should rely on military might to get its way. Rather, Yan argues, political leadership is the key to national power, and morality is an essential part of political leadership. Economic and military might are important components of national power, but they are secondary to political leaders who act in accordance with moral norms, and the same holds true in determining the hierarchy of the global order. Providing new insights into the thinking of one of China's leading foreign policy figures, this book will be essential reading for anyone interested in China's rise or in international relations. In a new preface, Yan reflects on his arguments in light of recent developments in Chinese foreign policy, including the selection of a new leader in 2012.
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Ancient Chinese Government and Geography

The Monkey King: A Superhero Tale of China. Friday Harbor, WA: Skyhook Press, 2008. Strapp, James. Inside Ancient China (Science and Technology).

Author: Avery Elizabeth Hurt

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781477788905

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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China is a massive country, but its surrounding mountains, two seas, and hazardous deserts kept it fairly secluded. In fact, early Chinese referred to it the Middle Kingdom, or the center of the world. China's major geographical features shaped so many aspects of life in ancient China, including how the various civilizations developed, their social organization, and the food they grew and raised. This illuminating resource reveals how the different ancient Chinese dynasties worked with and made the most of their harsh conditions.
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Gods Goddesses of Ancient China

Art and Architecture (Inside Ancient China). Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2009. Ebrey, Patricia Buckley. The Cambridge Illustrated History of China. 2nd ed.

Author: Trenton Campbell

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781622753932

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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This authoritative volume examines the two main faiths, Confucianism and Daoism, that developed before China had meaningful contact with the rest of the world. Aspects of Buddhism later joined features of these faiths to form elements of Chinese ideology and, with the beliefs in immortals and the worship of ancestors, they led to a popular religion. The narrative describes the gods and goddesses that dominated China's mythology and folk culture, roughly from the 3rd millennium to 221 BCE, including the Baxian (Eight Immortals), Chang'e (moon goddess), Guandi (god of war), the Men Shen (door spirits), and Pan Gu (first man).
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Government and Society

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

Author: Alastair Morrison

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317469483

Category: Social Science

Page: 82

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First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.
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Arts and Crafts of Ancient China

Learn about a variety of ancient Chinese arts and crafts which includes step-by-step instructions for making some of them.

Author: Ting Morris

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books

ISBN: 1583409149

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Learn about a variety of ancient Chinese arts and crafts which includes step-by-step instructions for making some of them.
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The Ancient Chinese

Books Faust, Daniel R. Ancient China (Look at Ancient Civilizations). New York, NY: Gareth Stevens ... Ancient China Inside Out (Ancient Worlds Inside Out).

Author: Louise Spilsbury

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781502648259

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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This adventurous guide sheds light on the culture of violence and power in Asia during ancient times. Through vivid language and detailed sidebars, young readers will be drawn to all kinds of gory and unsavory topics, including foot binding for young women, the murderous Empress Wu, the deadly search for immortality, and the origins of acupuncture. This narrative grabs readers' attention and will allow them to explore history in a new, exciting way.
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Birth in Ancient China

We see that the Shang graph for “source, spring” (quan 泉) with water and a “divinity”示 semantic inside the same graphic element was associated with a womb ...

Author: Constance A. Cook

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9781438467115

Category: History

Page: 172

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Reveals cultural paradigms and historical prejudices regarding the role of birthing and women in the reproduction of society. Using newly discovered and excavated texts, Constance A. Cook and Xinhui Luo systematically explore material culture, inscriptions, transmitted texts, and genealogies from BCE China to reconstruct the role of women in social reproduction in the ancient Chinese world. Applying paleographical, linguistic, and historical analyses, Cook and Luo discuss fertility rituals, birthing experiences, divine conceptions, divine births, and the overall influence of gendered supernatural agencies on the experience and outcome of birth. They unpack a cultural paradigm in which birth is not only a philosophical symbol of eternal return and renewal but also an abiding religious and social focus for lineage continuity. They also suggest that some of the mythical founder heroes traditionally assumed to be male may in fact have had female identities. Students of ancient history, particularly Chinese history, will find this book an essential complement to traditional historical narratives, while the exploration of ancient religious texts, many unknown in the West, provides a unique perspective into the study of the formation of mythology and the role of birthing in early religion.
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The Culture of Sex in Ancient China

See, e.g., Sue Blundell, Women in Ancient Greece (Cambridge: Harvard ... males should be stimulated sexually on the outside and females on the inside.

Author: Paul R. Goldin

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824864651

Category: Social Science

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The subject of sex was central to early Chinese thought. Discussed openly and seriously as a fundamental topic of human speculation, it was an important source of imagery and terminology that informed the classical Chinese conception of social and political relationships. This sophisticated and long-standing tradition, however, has been all but neglected by modern historians. In The Culture of Sex in Ancient China, Paul Rakita Goldin addresses central issues in the history of Chinese attitudes toward sex and gender from 500 B.C. to A.D. 400. A survey of major pre-imperial sources, including some of the most revered and influential texts in the Chinese tradition, reveals the use of the image of copulation as a metaphor for various human relations, such as those between a worshiper and his or her deity or a ruler and his subjects. In his examination of early Confucian views of women, Goldin notes that, while contradictions and ambiguities existed in the articulation of these views, women were nevertheless regarded as full participants in the Confucian project of self-transformation. He goes on to show how assumptions concerning the relationship of sexual behavior to political activity (assumptions reinforced by the habitual use of various literary tropes discussed earlier in the book) led to increasing attempts to regulate sexual behavior throughout the Han dynasty. Following the fall of the Han, this ideology was rejected by the aristocracy, who continually resisted claims of sovereignty made by impotent emperors in a succession of short-lived dynasties. Erudite and immensely entertaining, this study of intellectual conceptions of sex and sexuality in China will be welcomed by students and scholars of early China and by those with an interest in the comparative development of ancient cultures.
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Death in Ancient China

The inside space consisted of both residence rooms (gongshi) and residence ... we see that ancestral spirits of his father's line were sacrificed to as a ...

Author: Constance Cook

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789047410638

Category: History

Page: 302

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This richly illustrated book provides a glimpse into the belief system and the material wealth of the social elite in pre-Imperial China through a close analysis of tomb contents and excavated bamboo texts.
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Adventure of an American Girl in Ancient China

Carefully she approached the hut, unaware of what was lurking inside, waiting for her. ... Linda told the woman with an inquiring look. “Come in, please.

Author: X. L. Woo

Publisher: Booktango

ISBN: 9781468903829

Category: Fiction

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