DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China: Discover the History of Imperial China from the Great Wall to the Days of the La (Hardcover)

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A spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. 

Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life in imperial China, from its earliest beginnings in the Bronze Age to its final years in the early 20th century. See the stunning bronze work of the ancient Chinese and the beautiful techniques used for Chinese calligraphy. Learn why the First Emperor created the Terracotta Army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, and much, much more. 

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.

About the Author


Among Arthur Cotterell's historical books are ChariotThe Minoan WorldA Dictionary of World MythologyThe Penguin Encyclopedia of Classical CivilizationsThe Pimlico Dictionary of Classical CivilizationsThe Pimlico Dictionary of Classical Mythologies, and Eyewitness: Ancient China.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780756613822
ISBN-10: 0756613825
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: September 5th, 2005
Pages: 72
Language: English
Series: DK Eyewitness