Culture of the Qin and Han Dynasties of China (Ancient Cultures and Civilizations)
The dynasties of ancient China ruled the country for centuries. The contributions of the leaders and people of this time have a legacy that can still be seen in Chinese culture today. This title begins with background information on China before the Qin conquest and ends with the end of the Han Dynasty in AD 220. Readers learn about life in Chinese cities and the countryside, as well as important social studies topics such as religion, class structure, education, family life, food, and clothing. By the end of this title, readers will understand how cultural life in Han China set a pattern that is still seen today.
This six-volume series by PowerKids Press is designed to provide students with a basic overview of some of the lesser-known cultures from the ancient world. Books include information on various pertinent topics such as the origin of each region; political, cultural, and religious aspects; and famous figures and achievements. Each volume contains several helpful full-color photos and maps, and the text material is written in a manner that most young students will find attractive. A handy glossary of terms and recommended reading is also included in the back of each non-consumable book. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Mike