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The ancient Chinese world, Terry Kleeman & Tracy Barrett

Label
The ancient Chinese world
Title
The ancient Chinese world
Statement of responsibility
Terry Kleeman & Tracy Barrett
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pangu, a god asleep inside a giant black egg for 18,000 years, wakes up to create the world. Liu Bang, the founder of a Chinese dynasty, begins his life as a peasant. Sun Tzu, a fearless war strategist, writes one of the most popular books of all time. These are just a few of the captivating figures you'll meet in The Ancient Chinese World. Terry Kleeman and Tracy Barrett use a rich variety of intriguing primary sources-turtle shells, clay pots, an ancient wall, folk songs, poetry, and more-to construct a lively history of the politicians, farmers, warriors, and philosophers who created and shaped the ancient Chinese world. They also show us the fascinating process of constructing the historical jigsaw puzzle. Archaeologists discover a 400,000-year-old skull near modern-day Beijing and determine that it is one of our earliest human ancestors. A scholar who is prescribed "dragon bones" to cure an illness realizes that the bones-which are actually turtle shells-contain ancient Chinese writing used to send messages to the gods. The fantastic discovery of Lady Hao's tomb reveals that in ancient China a powerful woman led soldiers into battle. The letters exchanged by two military leaders show not only how the Chinese invented the sword, but also how they used the kite as a military weapon. Using these ancient artifacts and writings, Kleeman and Barrett weave the dramatic story of rulers, writers, soldiers, and citizens who made up the fascinating and unique world of ancient China
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DLC
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1955-
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Kleeman, Terry F.
Dewey number
931
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 11-14
LC call number
DS741.5
LC item number
.K55 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
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Barrett, Tracy
Series statement
The world in ancient times
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • China
  • China
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The ancient Chinese world, Terry Kleeman & Tracy Barrett
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Publication
Bar code
  • 31223074923625
  • 31223074923617
  • 31223074923757
  • 31223074923864
  • 31223064048599
  • 31223064048490
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
174 p.
Isbn
9780195171020
Lccn
2004014408
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • 55699415
  • (OCoLC)55699415
Label
The ancient Chinese world, Terry Kleeman & Tracy Barrett
Link
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223074923625
  • 31223074923617
  • 31223074923757
  • 31223074923864
  • 31223064048599
  • 31223064048490
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
174 p.
Isbn
9780195171020
Lccn
2004014408
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • 55699415
  • (OCoLC)55699415

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