China (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

China (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

by Poppy Sebag-Montefiore

Hardcover(Book with CD)

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China (DK Eyewitness Books Series) by Poppy Sebag-Montefiore

Discover China, the world’s most populous country—and how it’s changing with the times. Be an eyewitness to a nation of more than a billion people, and learn about their history, their culture, and their way of life. Find out how China is surging ahead in international sports, discover the secrets of traditional Chinese medicine, see the bustling streets of booming megacities, and much, much more! Eyewitness China also comes with a CD and fold-out wall chart.

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

ISBN-13: 9780756629762
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 06/25/2007
Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
Edition description: Book with CD
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 11.24(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.61(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

The day begins     6
Diverse land     8
A long history     10
Speaking Chinese     14
Citizenship     16
Changing fashions     18
Hutongs and high-rises     20
Welcome home     22
Megacities     24
On the move     26
Made in China     28
Going to market     30
Life in the village     32
Farming     34
The natural world     36
Food and drink     38
Family life     40
Religion and spirituality     42
Festivals     44
Education     46
Media     48
Science and innovation     50
Medicine and healing     52
World of art     54
Music, theater, and dance     56
Cinema     58
Sporting life     60
The end of the day     62
Mapping China     64
Timeline     66
Famous Chinese     68
Glossary     70
Index     72

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