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Focusing mainly on the Shang, Zhou, Qin, and Han dynasties, this book explores ancient ...
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Focusing mainly on the Shang, Zhou, Qin, and Han dynasties, this book explores ancient China through its social structure. It takes a look at its people and details the duties of an emperor, the activities of a merchant, and much more. It also describes some of the discoveries and writings that have led to our present-day understanding of this fascinating civilization.
|Introduction: At the Center of the World||5|
|Chapter I||Kings and Emperors||11|
|Chapter II||Civil Servants and Nobles||23|
|Chapter III||Philosophers and Holy Men||34|
|Chapter IV||Peasant Farmers and Soldiers||43|
|Chapter V||Artisans and Silk Makers||53|
|Chapter VI||Merchants and Traders||61|
|Chapter VII||Inventors, Scientists, and Healers||68|
|Chapter VIII||Writers and Artists||75|
|Chapter IX||The Legacy of Ancient China||86|
|To Find out More||100|