Ancient China

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The New York Times calls this series "a mini museum between the covers of a book." This particular title covers the history of the Chinese Empire and its culture. Read full review


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The worlds oldest empire
The first emperor of China
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About the author (1994)

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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