Foundations of Chinese CivilizationBook - 2016 | First edition
Discusses China's earliest history, from the reign of the Yellow Emperor to the collapse of the Han dynasty.
Who founded China? Are Chinese people religious? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time? The accessible and fun Understanding China Through Comics series answers those questions and more.
For all ages, Foundations of Chinese Civilization covers China's early history in comic form, introducing philosophies like Confucianism and Daoism, the story of the Silk Road, famous emperors like Han Wudi, and the process of China's unification.
Includes a handy timeline. This is volume one of the Understanding China Through Comics series.
Jing Liu is a Beijing native now living in Davis, California. A successful designer and entrepreneur who helped brands tell their stories, Jing currently uses his artistry to tell the story of China.
Offering lively, b&w cartoon-style illustrations, this first book in the series Understanding China Through Comics offers a visual approach for students and general readers in middle school and up. The book begins with a timeline, a 10-page overview of 5,000 years of Chinese history, and a 6-page overview of the Chinese people, all illustrated graphic-novel style. The rest of the book outlines and explains aspects of Chinese history, from the Shang dynasty through the Han dynasty. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)