A spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people.
Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life in imperial China, from its earliest beginnings in the Bronze Age to its final years in the early 20th century. See the stunning bronze work of the ancient Chinese and the beautiful techniques used for Chinese calligraphy. Learn why the First Emperor created the Terracotta Army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, and much, much more.
The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.---from the publisher
72 pages 978-0756613822 Ages 8-12
Keywords: Ancient China, ancient history, civilizations, Asian culture, Silk Route, customs and traditions, multicultural, diversity, diverse books, nonfiction, part of a series, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, Social Studies Curriculum