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The Shang Dynasty (Unlocking Ancient Civilizations)
By Greenhaven Publishing LLC
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ean: 9781534520394, isbn: 1534520392,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
The Shang Dynasty marked the beginning of recorded history in China. This ancient civilization has been studied by historians and archaeologists around the world, and now readers can join their ranks in uncovering fascinating facts about this dynasty. The detailed main text, fact boxes, and sidebars focus on the most exciting and extraordinary aspects of the Shang Dynasty, providing a fresh take on a familiar part of social studies curricula. Readers also develop a strong sense of geography

Swords and Samurai: The Ancient Warrior Culture of the East
By Brand: Anness
SKU: #266885
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sku: 266885, ean: 9781842159545, isbn: 1842159542,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
This colorful, informative book explains the amazing civilizations of ancient China and Japan--cultures that existed for thousands of years before Europe developed or America was discovered.Used Book in Good Condition.

Confucius: The Golden Rule
By Arthur A. Levine Books
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ean: 9780439139571, isbn: 0439139570,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
America's premier biographer for young people illuminates the remarkable life and far-reaching influence of the famous Chinese philosopher.Born in China in 551 B. C., Confucius rose from poverty to the heights of his country's ruling class. But then he quit his high post for the life of an itinerant philosopher. ''The Analects'' collects his teachings on education and government, the definition of nobility, the equality of man and the right way and purpose of living, ideas that eventually

Taj Mahal: A Story of Love and Empire (Wonders of the World Book)
By Mikaya Press
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mpn: FBA-|323049, ean: 9781931414203, isbn: 1931414203,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
The Magnificent Mughals of India. Shah Jahan, ruler of India, murdered three of his brothers in his bloody rise to power. Yet when his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, suddenly died, the grief-stricken emperor built the world's most beautiful tomb as a monument to her memory. Shah Jahan was the fifth emperor of the Mughal dynasty. The Mughals combined the brute force and fierce ambition of their legendary ancestor Genghis Khan with a delicate artistic sensitivity. Theirs was a world where even

The Vietnam War: A History in Documents (Pages from History)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195122787, isbn: 019512278X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
The Vietnam War tells the story of one of the most divisive episodes in modern American history through primary sources, ranging from government documents, news reports, speeches, popular songs to memoirs, writings by Vietnam veterans (including coauthor John Fitzgerald), and poetry by Vietnamese and Americans on matching themes. The book begins in the 19th century when Vietnam became a French colony, and traces the insidious route by which the United States became involved in a war on the

I am Gandhi (Ordinary People Change the World)
By Dial Books
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ean: 9780735228702, isbn: 9780735228702,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
Gandhi's peaceful revolution is the focus of this picture book, part of the inspiring New York Times bestselling biography series about heroes. As a young man in India, Gandhi saw firsthand how people were treated unfairly. Refusing to accept injustice, he came up with a brilliant way to fight back through quiet, peaceful protest. He took his methods with him from South Africa back to India, where he led a nonviolent revolution that freed his country from British rule. Through his calm,

DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China
By DK Publishing
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mpn: 9780756613822, ean: 9780756613822, isbn: 0756613825,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a unique ''eyewitness'' view of life in imperial China, from its earliest beginnings in the Bronze Age to its final days in the early years of the 20th century. See the stunning bronze work of the ancient Chinese, an early irrigation machine, a set of antique acupuncture needles, the beautiful implements

Land of Morning Calm: Korean Culture Then and Now
By Brand: Shens Books
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ean: 9781885008220, isbn: 1885008228,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Introduces the culture and traditions of Korea, from ancient times to the present.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Silk Road: Explore the World's Most Famous Trade Route with 20 Projects (Build It Yourself)
By Nomad Press
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mpn: FBA-|305911, ean: 9781934670620, isbn: 1934670626,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
From Roman times until the Age of Exploration, the Silk Road carried goods and ideas across Central Asia between two major centers of civilization, the Mediterranean Sea and China. In The Silk Road: Explore the World’s Most Famous Trade Route, readers ages 9–12 will learn about the history, geography, culture, and people of the Silk Road region.Marco Polo was just one of many who set out on the Silk Road in search of wealth, power, or knowledge. These adventurers braved vast deserts,

Life As a Ninja: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: Warriors)
By Capstone Press(MN)
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ean: 9781429648677, isbn: 1429648678,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
''You Choose: Historical Eras'' - Jump into a life from long ago! You choose who to be, where to go and what to do. Will you succeed? Will you fail? Will You even survive? It's up to you. ''You Choose: Warriors'' - The life of a warrior is full of danger, decision-making and glory. Now in our 'You Choose' format readers can live it. Each choice could lead to fame, riches or death. You, the reader, decides!.

Leading Lives Indira Gandhi Hardback
By Heinemann Library
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ean: 9780431138817, isbn: 0431138818,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
''Leading Lives'' covers key leaders in history and explores their lives and achievements. Each book examines the person's early years, studies and interests, professional life, low points, and considers the links between that individual and the history and events of the time. An underlying teme is whether an individual can change the course of history..

Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself (Build It Yourself)
By Nomad Press
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mpn: FBA-|285679, ean: 9781934670026, isbn: 1934670022,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Great Ancient China Projects You Can Build Yourself explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with 25 hands-on projects for readers ages 9 and up. Great Ancient China Projects covers topics from porcelain pottery, paper, gunpowder, and dynasties, to martial arts, medicinal healers, jade carvers, and terracotta warriors. With step-by-step activities, kids will learn how to construct a house with proper feng shui and create a simple Chinese hanging compass. Historical facts

China: Land of Dragons and Emperors
By Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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mpn: FBA-|306170, ean: 9780385737487, isbn: 0385737483,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
A fascinating book about the history and culture of China.The history of China spans thousands of years. Journey through China in this fascinating and absorbing book: discover the land of dragons and emperors, and learn about the significance of its ancient dynasties. Countless tools and materials that people have used every day for centuries—paper, gunpowder, cast iron, matches, and silk, to name just a few—were first made in China. Chinese society has progressed through major changes, but

A Children's History of India
By imusti
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ean: 9788129136978, isbn: 812913697X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Which were the first cities of India and how were they discovered? What was it like living in Mughal times? How did the British, who had come to trade in India, end up ruling the country? How has India changed after Independence? Delve into India's past to discover the answers to these questions and many more in this comprehensive history of our nation. Journey through time to visit the baths and palaces of the first cities of Harappa, the stupas of Ashoka and the flamboyant courts of the great

What Is Communism? (Understanding Political Systems)
By Gareth Stevens Classroom
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781482403206, isbn: 148240320X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Examines communist governments around the world and throughout history, from Stalin's Russia to today's North Korea..

Singapore (Enchantment of the World)
By C. Press/F. Watts Trade
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ean: 9780531232972, isbn: 0531232972,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Consisting of a diamond-shaped main island and dozens of other, smaller islands, Singapore is not a very large country. However, despite its small size, it plays a major role in the world economy. Readers will trace Singapore's fascinating history from ancient times to the latest developments. They will get a close look at the country's landscapes, animals, and people as they dive into the local culture. They will also find out how the country is governed, which industries support its economy,

You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Great Wall of China!: Defenses You'd Rather Not Build
By Children's Press(CT)
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mpn: 9780531124499, ean: 9780531124499, isbn: 0531124495,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Hilarious illustrations, captions, and sidebars show the toil and suffering involved in building the Great Wall of China in the third century BC, removing any glamour thought to be experienced by the slaves who built it. Simultaneous.Used Book in Good Condition.

Thailand (Country Explorers)
By Brand: Lerner Publishing Group
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780761364146, isbn: 0761364145,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
Examines the geography, history, economy, society, people, and culture of Thailand.Used Book in Good Condition.

My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy
By Tuttle Publishing
SKU: #9780804841047
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sku: 9780804841047, mpn: FBA-|278894, ean: 9780804841047, isbn: 0804841047,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy is a fun and engaging introduction to one of China's most celebrated arts and crafts for kids. Calligraphy—the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush—has been around for thousands of years. In this fun calligraphy-for-kids book, readers will follow along with Mimi, an eigh- year-old, who takes her first steps towards learning this magical art. Dive in, and explore:The Evolution of Chinese Writing—how Chinese characters

Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity: The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms to the Yuan Dynasty (907-1368) (Understanding China Through Comics)
By Stone Bridge Press
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ean: 9781611720341, isbn: 1611720346,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
''A great way to learn about China's vast history!''—Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club Excels at clarifying the often-confusing transitional periods between dynasties… An excellent introduction to the large trends of early Chinese history.”—School Library Journal ''The lucid, economical text makes one eager for the successive volumes.''—Booklist   ''The combination of silhouettes—often threatening, martial ones—with open-faced, expressively individualized figures of many

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