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Author Samuels, Charlie, 1961-
Title Technology in ancient China / Charlie Samuels.
Pub Info New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, [2014]
©2014
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book jacket
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 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 931 SAM     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Technology in the ancient world
Samuels, Charlie, 1961- Technology in the ancient world.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Technological background -- Farming -- Water engineering -- Counting -- Printing -- Money -- Bronze and metalworking -- Astronomy -- Building -- The Great Wall -- Transportation -- Grand Canal -- Marine transportation -- Everyday inventions -- Medicine -- Silk making -- Weapons and warfare -- Gunpowder -- Pottery and porcelain -- Timeline -- Glossary.
Summary Describes the technology of ancient China, covering their advances in such areas as building, agriculture, irrigation, writing, medicine, astronomy, metals, pottery, and weaponry.
Subject Technology -- China -- History -- To 1500 -- Juvenile literature.
Technology -- China -- History -- To 1500.
Inventions.
China -- Civilization -- To 221 B.C. -- Juvenile literature.
China -- Civilization -- To 221 B.C.
ISBN 9781433996245 lib. bdg
9781433996252 pbk
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