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Title:
The ancient Chinese / Virginia Schomp.
Call Number:
j299.51 SCH
Publication Date:
c2010.
Publisher:
New York : Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, c2010.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0825/2008034954.html
Physical Description:
96 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.
Contents:
Meet the ancient Chinese. At the center of the world ; From village to empire ; The social pyramid ; A blending of faiths ; In touch with the heavenly empire -- Timeless tales of ancient China. The origins of the world and humans: Pangu the Giant and Nü Gau the Serpent Goddess ; Wars of the gods: the yellow emperor ; The adventures of a hero: Yi the archer and the ten suns ; Reshaping the face of the earth: Yu conquers the great flood ; A myth of the stars: the weaver maid and the cowherd ; A spiritual journey: the Monkey King.
Summary:
"A retelling of several important ancient Chinese myths, with background information describing the history, geography, belief systems, and customs of the people of China"--Provided by the publisher.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1236554
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