Which sweet, frozen treat did the ancient Chinese invent?
How did the ancient Chinese grow crops?
What ancient Chinese medical treatment is still used today?
Read What Did the Ancient Chinese Do for Me? to find out the answers to these questions and more. Each book in the Linking the Past and Present series explores how ancient civilizations have impacted our modern society. You will also learn about the history, technology, food, language, architecture, and art of these fascinating cultures.
Inside each book you will find:
"Then" and "Now" feature boxes-with text that provides clear links between the past and present
Colorful, exciting photographs and illustrations
Key dates, glossary, and find out more sections
Heinemann Infosearch asks the questions you want answered. Each chapter starts with a different question and gives a detailed answer.
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Table of Contents
What Did the Ancient Chinese Do For Me? 4
What Was Daily Life Like in Ancient China? 8
How Did the Ancient Chinese Communicate? 12
What Did the Ancient Chinese Do For Science? 16
How Did the Ancient Chinese Grow Crops? 20
What Type of Medicine Was Practiced in Ancient China? 24
Key Dates 28
Find Out More 31