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Published: 24 March 2005

176 Pages | 10 halftones, 104 color illus.

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195171020

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The Ancient Chinese World

Terry Kleeman and Tracy Barrett

The World in Ancient Times

  • Features a wide range of primary sources -- such as ancient dwellings, temples and factories; pottery, sculpture, and mosacs; mummies; clay tablets; stone inscriptions, and papyri; weapons and armor; recipes and prescriptions; and musical instruments
  • Illustrations contemporary to the period- no romanticized reconstructions
  • Written with a scholar's authority and a novelist's flair
  • Etymologies from the Oxford English Dictionary explain the roots of English words from ancient languages, providinghistory and language arts connections
  • Newly commissioned full-color maps at various levels encourage geographical literacy

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