Famous People of China by Yan Liao

Famous People of China

byYan Liao

Kobo ebook | September 2, 2014

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Over the centuries, Chinese civilization has produced many important inventions and innovations, including paper, printing, porcelain, the magnetic compass, and gunpowder. Similarly, China has produced a host of exceptional and accomplished individuals in all fields of human endeavor. Famous People of China profiles a handful of remarkable figures from China's long history. Among the intriguing people included in this volume are Confucius, China's most influential philosopher; the emperor Qin Shihuang, who unified China and built the Great Wall; the beloved poet Su Dongpo; and Zheng He, whose epic seagoing expeditions predated the famous Spanish and Portuguese voyages of exploration by more than half a century.

Title:Famous People of ChinaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 2, 2014Publisher:Mason CrestLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1422294471

ISBN - 13:9781422294475

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