The Resource Ancient Chinese technology, Jennifer Culp

Ancient Chinese technology, Jennifer Culp

Label
Ancient Chinese technology
Title
Ancient Chinese technology
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Culp
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The ancient Chinese were an innovative and creative people who developed some of the inventions we still use today. From fireworks to folding umbrellas, this thought-provoking volume highlights some of the most fascinating technological developments of the time. Readers will be riveted by the engaging text, vivid photographs, and detailed explanations of the progression of technology throughout this pioneering age. The text covers ancient Chinese advances in warfare, metallurgy, porcelain, silk, paper, tea, and more. Lively text will keep readers interested and leave them eager to learn more. Bibliography, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Primary Sources, Websites
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Culp, Jennifer
Dewey number
609.31
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • 789Y
  • NC 1330
  • Z
Intended audience source
  • Childrens Plus, Inc
  • Lexile
  • Fountas and Pinnell
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Spotlight on the rise and fall of ancient civilizations
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization
  • Discoveries in science
  • Inventions
  • Science
  • Technology
Label
Ancient Chinese technology, Jennifer Culp
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223124666083
  • 31223124666067
  • 31223124666091
  • 31223124666109
  • 31223124666042
  • 31223124666059
  • 31223124666075
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Centuries of innovation -- The Bronze Age -- Jade: the jewel of China -- Precious white clay -- Ancient architecture -- Wooden ladders to heaven -- Luxurious silk -- Hot tea -- "Mixed beverages" -- Advanced horseback riding -- Horse-drawn chariots -- Rapid-fire crossbows -- Bang! gunpowder! -- Boom! fireworks! -- The invention of paper -- Moveable type printing -- The very first folding umbrellas -- Magnetic lodestone, an early compass -- Mechanism of the mechanical clock
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9781477788998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Ancient Chinese technology, Jennifer Culp
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223124666083
  • 31223124666067
  • 31223124666091
  • 31223124666109
  • 31223124666042
  • 31223124666059
  • 31223124666075
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Centuries of innovation -- The Bronze Age -- Jade: the jewel of China -- Precious white clay -- Ancient architecture -- Wooden ladders to heaven -- Luxurious silk -- Hot tea -- "Mixed beverages" -- Advanced horseback riding -- Horse-drawn chariots -- Rapid-fire crossbows -- Bang! gunpowder! -- Boom! fireworks! -- The invention of paper -- Moveable type printing -- The very first folding umbrellas -- Magnetic lodestone, an early compass -- Mechanism of the mechanical clock
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9781477788998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. ill.

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