Splendours of Ancient China Scarpari, Maurizio

Splendours of Ancient China

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DESCRIPTION :
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 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 country's 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.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780500510247
BY (AUTHOR) Scarpari, Maurizio
PUBLISHER : Thames & Hudson Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : October 09, 2000
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Thames & Hudson Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Hardback
WEIGHT : 300 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
History & Archaeology
The Arts
DESCRIPTION : 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 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 country's 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. PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9780500510247 BY (AUTHOR) Scarpari, Maurizio PUBLISHER : Thames & Hudson Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : October 09, 2000 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Thames & Hudson Ltd LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Hardback WEIGHT : 300 g PRODUCT CATEGORY : History & Archaeology The Arts