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China Condensed

(2005)
5,000 Years of History & Culture
A non fiction book by

 
About four to five thousand years ago, the fertile flatlands of the middle Yellow River slowly emerged and grew to what we know today as China. Throughout the millennia, this civilization has slowly evolved to be one of the world's biggest economies to reckon with today. This book is a quick introduction to China, with the major part being devoted to its long history. The reader is taken on an insightful journey through the dynasties and learns first hand the major evolutionary changes in almost every aspect of China's development, particularly in arts and culture.
This compact and accessible book successfully condenses five millennia of Chinese history and civilisation into 200 pages. More than a dry recitation of dates, names and events, the book coves a wide range of interesting topics such as the mythical beginnings of China, Chinese stories and legends, traditional Chinese medicine and more current facts and observations.

 
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Paperback Editions

April 2011 : Paperback
Title: China Condensed: 5,000 Years of History & Culture. Ong Siew Chey
Author(s): Siew Chey Ong
ISBN: 9814302511 / 978-9814302517
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2008 : Paperback
Title: China Condensed: 5000 Years of History and Culture
Author(s): Ong Siew Chey
ISBN: 9812616195 / 978-9812616197
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2005 : Paperback
Title: China Condensed: 5,000 Years of History and Culture
Author(s): Ong Siew Chey
ISBN: 9812610677 / 978-9812610676
Publisher: Times Editions-Marshall Cavendish
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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