Ancient History: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome

If you want to discover captivating stories of people and events of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome then keep reading...

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Ancient History: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome

Table of contents :
Introduction: the creation of the universe --
Peking man: early humans in China --
"Surprise and delight:" the discovery of China's first culture --
Longshan: China's first civilization --
Everybody talks about the weather: agriculture and oracles --
Dragon bones and hidden treasures: the Shang court --
"Heaven is brightly awesome:" the western Zhou era and the mandate of heaven --
Who's in charge?: the rise of the hegemons --
The story of Shensheng: sacrifice and statehood --
From bronze to plastic: crafts in everyday life --
A wise man and his followers: Confucius and Confucianism --
The way: Laozi --
The art of war: warfare in ancient China --
China goes imperial: the rise of the unified state --
Kings and commoners: Liu Bang and the founding of the Han dynasty --
Who's Chinese?: ethnic groups and China --
Hard work and humility: women in ancient China --
New ways of doing things: inventions and technology --
Power and personality: Wang Mang --
A new relationship with the gods: the rise of Daoism --
"A golden man": Buddhism and the Silk Road --
"Someone with the talent to command": a general takes charge --
A "barbarian" leader: the three kingdoms and Liu Yuan --
A foreign god unites China: Buddhism after the Han.

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