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The ancient Chinese / Virginia Schomp.

Authors: Schomp, Virginia.
Call number: j299.51 SCH
Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Mythology, Chinese -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Schomp, Virginia. Myths of the world.
Online: Table of contents only
Title: The ancient Chinese / Virginia Schomp.
Physical description: 96 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm.
Contents note: Meet the ancient Chinese. At the center of the world ; From village to empire ; The social pyramid ; A blending of faiths ; In touch with the heavenly empire -- Timeless tales of ancient China. The origins of the world and humans: Pangu the Giant and Nü Gau the Serpent Goddess ; Wars of the gods: the yellow emperor ; The adventures of a hero: Yi the archer and the ten suns ; Reshaping the face of the earth: Yu conquers the great flood ; A myth of the stars: the weaver maid and the cowherd ; A spiritual journey: the Monkey King.
Summary note: "A retelling of several important ancient Chinese myths, with background information describing the history, geography, belief systems, and customs of the people of China"--Provided by the publisher.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780761442165
LCCN: 2008034954
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