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Tales From 5000 Years Of Chinese History

Author : Lin Handa
ISBN : 1602201145
Genre : History
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With readable and enternatining stories from China's past, this book is a unique addition to the field of Chinese history. Open these pages to discover the great figures of Chinese history: Du Yu, the tamer of floods; Qin Shihuang, the First Emperor of China; Confucius, the great philosopher; Sima Qian, the great historian; and the unforgettable villain, Cao Cao. Tales from 5000 Years of Chinese History covers the history of China in an anecdotal fashion that makes each event come alive. Entertaining and informative, this ambitious narrative will enlighten all those who wish to know more about the chronicles of the Middle Kingdom.

Tales From 5000 Years Of Chinese History

Author : Handa Lin
ISBN : OCLC:688481161
Genre : China
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This Is China

Author : Haiwang Yuan
ISBN : 9781933782768
Genre : History
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This Is China contains, in brief, everything we need to know about 5,000 years of history, 30 years of "opening," and a future that promises to shape the 21st century for all of us. Drawn from the vast resources of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, this concise 120-page book is recommended for classroom use, curriculum development, and student review.

Treasured Tales Of China

Author : Zheng Jian
ISBN : 1092387897
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These essential historical stories and enchanting legends reveal some of the profound wisdom of China's 5,000-year-old traditional culture. Through them, the morality and virtue defining a great civilization are delightfully illuminated and imparted. This volume contains three chapters: Historical Figures, Folktales, Immortals Who Obtained the Tao, and Virtue Through the Ages.

China A History Volume 2

Author : Harold M. Tanner
ISBN : 9781603843027
Genre : History
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Available in one or two volumes, this accessible, yet rigorous, introduction to the political, social, and cultural history of China provides a balanced and thoughtful account of the development of Chinese civilization from its beginnings to the present day. Each volume includes ample illustrations, a full complement of maps, a chronological table, extensive notes, recommendations for further reading and an index. Volume 1: From Neolithic Cultures through the Great Qing Empire (10,000 BCE—1799). Volume 2: From the Great Qing Empire through the People's Republic of China (1644—2009).

The Magic Lotus Lantern And Other Tales From The Han Chinese

Author : Haiwang Yuan
ISBN : 1591582946
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Focusing specifically on the stories of the Han Chinese (the largest ethnic group in China, numbering over a billion people), this collection presents more than 50 tales, both well known and obscure--from "Monkeys Fishing the Moon" and "The Butterfly Lovers" to "Painted Skin" and "Dragon Princess." These are stories that will enchant listeners of all ages, while providing a glimpse into Chinese traditions and ways of thought. To further enhance cultural understanding, the tales are supplemented with historical and cultural background, notes on storytelling, crafts and games, recipes, proverbs, color photos, a map, a glossary, and more.

The Sea In World History Exploration Travel And Trade 2 Volumes

Author : Stephen K. Stein
ISBN : 9781440835513
Genre : History
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This two-volume set documents the essential role of the sea and maritime activity across history, from travel and food production to commerce and conquest. • Provides a broad survey of the importance of the oceans for all of human culture and civilization, including coverage of diverse cultures such as the Polynesians, Vikings, Minoans, and many others • Describes the voyages of the great explorers and places them in a broad multinational and multicultural perspective • Traces the human use of the sea over time, noting activities and historic events such as piracy, the slave trade, fishing, and whaling, as well as describing commerce in ancient and modern contexts

Faiths Across Time 5 000 Years Of Religious History 4 Volumes

Author : J. Gordon Melton
ISBN : 9781610690263
Genre : Reference
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This monumental, four-volume reference overviews significant events and developments in religious history over the course of more than five millennia. • Provides interesting sidebars to entries on such topics as monotheism and the problem of evil, the construction of the Egyptian pyramids, Mesoamerican mythology, the legacy of Charlemagne, the lives of various religious thinkers and leaders, the Hundred Years' War, the indigenous religions of South Africa, the Second Great Awakening, Potala Palace in Tibet, and many others • Offers a sweeping chronological presentation of faith and religion over five millennia that enables readers to see the connections between historical events and the evolution of various belief systems • Includes an extensive selection of photos that helps readers visualize many of the topics discussed in the text

History Of Soybeans And Soyfoods In China And Taiwan And In Chinese Cookbooks Restaurants And Chinese Work With Soyfoods Outside China 1024 Bce To 2014

Author : William Shurtleff
ISBN : 9781928914686
Genre : Soybean
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The world's most comprehensive, well documented, and well illustrated book on this subject. With extensive index. 372 photographs and illustrations. Free of charge in digital format on Google Books.

Ullmann S Food And Feed 3 Volume Set

Author : Wiley-VCH
ISBN : 9783527695508
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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A compilation of 58 carefully selected, topical articles from the Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, this three-volume handbook provides a wealth of information on economically important basic foodstuffs, raw materials, additives, and processed foods, including a section on animal feed. It brings together the chemical and physical characteristics, production processes and production figures, main uses, toxicology and safety information in one single resource. More than 40 % of the content has been added or updated since publication of the 7th edition of the Encyclopedia in 2011 and is available here in print for the first time. The result is a "best of Ullmann's", bringing the vast knowledge to the desks of professionals in the food and feed industries.

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