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Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilisation

written by Wang Jian, Fang Xiaoyan

Reader's Digest | ISBN 9781606520499

Paperback – 96 pages

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Divided into eighteen sections that reflect the outstanding material and spiritual accomplishments of each time period in Chinese history, "An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization" begins with a background on Chinese ancestors in prehistoric society and moves on to highlight each of the Chinese dynasties chronologically. Each section features stunning photographs of archaeological finds, diagrams, and illustrations that reinforce the rich Chinese heritage. Learn about the origins of different areas of Chinese culture, including:
*Buddhism
*Silks
*The elaborate water system
*Painting and calligraphy
*Scientific discoveries and inventions
*Folk arts and crafts
*The imperial family
*Chinese medicine

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