Daily Life in Ancient and Modern Beijing

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Lerner Publications, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 64 pages
Have you ever wondered what daily life was like for people long ago? What did they eat? What games did kids play? What did they wear when it rained? How did they treat a toothache? Cities through Time explores daily life during the key historical periods that most shaped each city's personality. Supports the national curriculum standards Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environments; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Production, Distribution, and Consumption; Science Technology and Society; Global Connections; and Civic Ideals and Practices as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies.
 

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Contents

Introduction
4
Imperial Beijing
20
Modern Beijing
43
Beijing Timeline
60
Copyright

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Baldwin has spent much of his life on or near the ocean.

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