Dk Eyewitness Books: Ancient China
- Number of Pages: 72
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the history from the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a special"eyewitness"view of life in imperial China, from its earliest beginnings in the Bronze Age to its final days inside the early years of the 20th century. Discover why emperors were generally recognized as Sons of Heaven, what sorts of weapons had been employed in early battles, why households worshiped their ancestors, how fishermen utilized bivas to catch fish, and much, significantly more. Learn why the very first Emperor developed the terra-cotta army, what kinds of goods were carried along the Silk Route, who invented paper, how a Chinese home was constructed, why tombs had been filled with pottery figures, and what a civil servant's job entailed. See the stunning bronze function in the ancient Chinese, an early irrigation machine, a set of antique acupuncture needles, the beautiful implements employed for Chinese calligraphy.
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