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Title Chinese of the Shang, Zhou, and Qin dynasties.

Publication Info. Chicago : World Book, [2009]


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 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J931 CHI    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Children's Department  J931 CHI    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 931 EARLY    DUE 03-20-24
 Portland Public Library - Children's Department  J 931 CHI    Check Shelf
Description 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 28 cm.
Series Early peoples
Early peoples.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Who were the Shang, Zhou, and Qin? -- Where did the Shang, Zhou, and Qin rule? -- Achievements of the Shang, Zhou, and Qin dynasties -- Origins of the Shang -- Ancient Chinese civilization at its height -- The great wall -- Leaders of ancient China -- The upper classes -- The priestly classes -- The warrior classes -- The artisan, merchant, and farming classes -- Laws -- Beliefs and gods -- Ceremonies and scrifices -- Settlements -- Tombs -- Art and sculpture -- The Terra-Cotta army -- Philosophy -- Technology -- Family life -- Shelter -- Food and clothing -- Education -- Literature -- Music and dance -- Decline of three dynasties -- Legacy of ancient China.
Summary "A discussion of early Chinese peoples of the Shang, Zhou, and Qin dynasties, including who they were, where they lived, the rise of civilization, social structure, religion, art and architecture, science and technology, daily life, entertainment and sports, and fall of civilization. Features include timelines, fact boxes, glossary, list of recommended reading and web sites"--Provided by publisher.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.2 3.0 134142.
Subject China -- History -- Shang dynasty, 1766 B.C.-1122 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
China -- History -- Zhou dynasty, 1122 B.C.-221 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221 B.C.-207 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716621416
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