The Technology of Ancient Japan

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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A beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated account of how a great country developed its own unique and resourceful techniques that ultimately influenced and impacted art, literature, architecture, weaponry, cultivation, and textile production. This title discusses how the japanese borrowed and improved upon technology from China and Korea, and provides an excellent introduction to the richness of a great culture. Supports history-social science content standards mandating student understanding of the origins and influence of agricultural, technological, and commercial developments in key ancient civilizations. Broadens student understanding of the relationship among science, technology, and society by highlighting how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations have affected societies throughout history.
  

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Contents

CONTENTS
5
THE BUILDING ARTS
21
THE TECHNOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
33
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About the author (2006)

Meg Greene holds an MA in American history from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and an MS in historic preservation from the University of Vermont. She contributed to "Black America: A State-By-State Historical Encyclopedia" and "Dictionary of American History, 3rd Edition". She is also a descendant of Founding Father Benjamin Harrison.

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