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Ancient China

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Traces the key points in ancient Chinese civilization, including the discovery of silk and the construction of the Great Wall of China. Includes timeline.
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Overview

Traces the key points in ancient Chinese civilization, including the discovery of silk and the construction of the Great Wall of China. Includes timeline.
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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 3-5-Credible but very brief overviews of these ancient cultures. The books are eye-catching with good-quality color photographs of artifacts and ruins, maps, and art reproductions. Texts are large and easy to read but vary in writing quality, often utilizing short, choppy sentences. Appendixes include a list of famous people from each culture and an excellent Internet resource. Readers are given instructions and a code number to access Web sites through Fact Hound, an Internet portal. The sites are good sources for information and activities related to each title. The books plus the Web sites provide enough information for reports. Additional purchases if books on these topics are needed.-Cynthia M. Sturgis, Ledding Library, Milwaukie, OR Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736845472
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2000
  • Series: Early Civilizations Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 8 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Emperor's Army 4
Chapter 2 Early Development 10
Chapter 3 The Early Dynasties 18
Chapter 4 China United 24
Chapter 5 Achievements 32
Chapter 6 Ancient China's Gifts 38
Map: Growth of Ancient China 27
Time Line 42
Famous People from Ancient China 44
Glossary 45
Read More 46
Internet Sites 46
Useful Addresses 47
Index 48
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