Ancient Chinese Dynasties, 1st Edition

  • Cindy Jenson-Elliott
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  • ISBN-10: 160152739X
  • ISBN-13: 9781601527394
  • DDC: 951
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This book lets young readers explore China, one of earth's oldest civilizations. Throughout much of its history, China was ruled by powerful dynasties who controlled the lives of ordinary Chinese people in countless ways. Today, China's dynastic history is visible in everything from art and language to large-scale building projects such as the Great Wall and the bureaucratic structure of society itself.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Important Events of the Ancient Chinese Dynasties.
Introduction: The Defining Characteristics of the Ancient Chinese Dynasties.
1: What Conditions Led to the Ancient Chinese Dynasties?.
2: Unity Under Empire: The Qin and Han Dynasties.
3: The Rise of the Northern Dynasties.
4: The Golden Ages of Dynastic Rule.
5: What Is the Legacy of China's Ancient Dynasties?.
Source Notes.
Important People of the Ancient Chinese Dynasties.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.