Ancient China

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Knopf, 1994 - History - 63 pages
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Illus. with full-color photos. From the earliest dynasty to the last emperor, watch 3,000 years of splendor come alive in this colorful chronicle of the civilization that's given us everything from gunpowder to dim sum.

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Contents

The worlds oldest empire
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Paper printing and books Adornment
24
Food and drink Index
44
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Arthur Cotterell is Principal of Kingston Upon Thames College of Further Education. He is the author of several books on the ancient civilizations of East Asia, including China: A Concise Cultural History and The Minoan World. He is also the editor of The Encyclopedia of Ancient Civilizations and
most recently The Macmillan Illustrated Encyclopedia of Myths and Legends.

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