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China: Land of Dragons and Emperors

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A fascinating book about the history and culture of China.

The history of China spans thousands of years. Journey through China in this fascinating and absorbing book: discover the land of dragons and emperors, and learn about the significance of its ancient dynasties. Countless tools and materials that people have used every day for centuries—paper, gunpowder, cast iron, matches, and silk, to name just a few—were first made in China. Chinese society has progressed through major changes, but lucky numbers, festivals, beliefs about colors, the practic of footbinding, the building of the Great Wall, and the larger-than-life people of China are all integral parts of this ancient civilization and still have an impact on life today.

Bestselling author Adeline Yen Mah explores an extraordinary view of the great story of China over the last two millennia in this nonfiction work, which also includes black-and-white photographs.

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About the Author

Adeline Yen Mah divides her time between Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. You can visit her at www.adelineyenmah.com.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385737494
Author:
Mah, Adeline Yen
Publisher:
Ember
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-World History
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.54 x 6.16 x 0.7 in 0.465 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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