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Splendours of Ancient China Maurizio Scarpari

Splendours of Ancient China

Maurizio Scarpari

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ISBN : 9780500510247
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This is an illustrated look at the masterpieces, both artistic and archaelogical, of Ancient China, these include buildings, works of art, cities and landscapes. The text provides an historical framework to the era, from its beginnings in theMoreThis is an illustrated look at the masterpieces, both artistic and archaelogical, of Ancient China, these include buildings, works of art, cities and landscapes. The text provides an historical framework to the era, from its beginnings in the Neolithic age to the glories of the Sui and Tang Dynasties of the Second Empire (907 AD). This is followed by an examination of many aspects of social organization and daily life in Ancient China, including religious beliefs, politics, morality, the family, entertainments and war. The countrys creative output is explored, and the reader is taken on a guided tour of some of the most important archaeological sites including the Terracotta Army