The Resource Ancient China : step into the time of the Chinese Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 300 exciting pictures, Philip Steele ; consultant Jessie Lim

Ancient China : step into the time of the Chinese Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 300 exciting pictures, Philip Steele ; consultant Jessie Lim

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Ancient China : step into the time of the Chinese Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 300 exciting pictures
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Ancient China
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step into the time of the Chinese Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 300 exciting pictures
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Philip Steele ; consultant Jessie Lim
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eng
Summary
HISTORY. Step into the time of the Chinese Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 300 exciting pictures. Travel back through the centuries to uncover the secrets of the world's oldest continuous civilization - the Chinese Empire. Fact boxes provide additional insights and highlight links with the present. You can explore Chinese culture and beliefs, from their ancient origins through to the abdication of the last emperor. More than 370 photographs and illustrations include cross sections, historical maps and a pictorial timeline. It features 15 easy and fun projects enable you to re-create the past - fly your own dragon kite, build a model of a Han house, and cook red bean soup. It is ideal for home or school use for ages 8 to 12. Discover fascinating facts about China and find out why tombs were filled with pottery figures, the importance of jade, who the terracotta warriors were, and how silk was made. Ages 7+
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931
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Hands-on history!
Target audience
juvenile
Ancient China : step into the time of the Chinese Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 300 exciting pictures, Philip Steele ; consultant Jessie Lim
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Ancient China : step into the time of the Chinese Empire, with 15 step-by-step projects and over 300 exciting pictures, Philip Steele ; consultant Jessie Lim
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Includes index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
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  • txt
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Contents
An ancient civilization -- The Middle Kingdom -- Makers of history -- The Sons of Heaven -- Religions and beliefs -- Chinese society -- Towns and cities -- Houses and gardens -- Home comforts -- Family life -- Farming and crops -- Fine food -- Markets and trade -- Medicine and science -- Feats of engineering -- Famous inventions -- Stone relics -- Workers of metal -- Porcelain and lacquer -- The secret of silk -- Dress and ornament -- Chinese art -- The written word -- Musicians and performers -- Games and pastimes -- Travel by land -- Junks and sampans -- Soldiers and weapons -- Festivals and customs
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31 cm.
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64 pages
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9781843229698
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(hardback)
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, maps
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(OCoLC)869772432

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