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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English


  • History

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About the Edition

This book explains the Chinese culture, literature, religions, and lifestyles.

Edition Notes

Statementby Elizabeth Seeger; illustrated by Bernard Watkins
ContributionsWatkins, Bernard ill
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii p., 1 leaf, 386 p.
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26886698M

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The victory of Tsin ; The building of the wall ; The burning of the books --The Han dynasty ( B.C A.D.): Kao Tsu ; The way West ; Peace and industry --The period of darkness (): A divided empire ; Buddhism ; The grand canal --The Tang dynasty (): Tai Tsung ; The glory of Tang ; Literature --The Sung dynasty (): Painting ; Dangers and difficulties ; Printing and porcelain - . Pageant of Chinese History is a children's history book by Elizabeth Seeger. Focusing on political and cultural history, it covers the history of China from mythological times to the birth of the republic in The book, illustrated by Bernard Watkins, was first published in and was a Newbery Honor recipient in References. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Seeger, Elizabeth, Pageant of Chinese history. New York, Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co. This book was written by a teacher who felt the need for material on the Far East for grade children. Progressive schools may be able to fit it into the curriculum. It should be called to their attention. Libraries will find it invaluable for reference and should carry it in the adult reference department as well as the juvenile, for there is nothing juvenile in the handling of the material.

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