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Author Spilsbury, Louise, author.

Title The ancient Chinese : gruesome graves and evil emperors / Louise Spilsbury.

Publication Info. New York : Cavendish Square, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J931 SPI    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series History's horror stories
Spilsbury, Louise. History's horror stories.
Note Includes index.
Summary "This adventurous guide sheds light on the culture of violence and power in Asia during ancient times. Through vivid language and detailed sidebars, young readers will be drawn to all kinds of gory and unsavory topics, including foot binding for young women, the murderous Empress Wu, the deadly search for immortality, and the origins of acupuncture. This narrative grabs readers' attention and will allow them to explore history in a new, exciting way."--Publisher.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 6.3 1 502437.
Subject China -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature.
China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D. -- Juvenile literature.
China -- History -- Shang dynasty, 1766-1122 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
China -- History -- Zhou dynasty, 1122-221 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
Civilization. (OCoLC)fst00862898
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Chronological Term 1766 B.C.-220 A.D.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 9781502648228 (paperback)
1502648229 (paperback)
9781502648242 (hardback)
1502648245 (hardback)
9781502648259 (ebook)
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