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The Resource Warriors and Wailers : One Hundred Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or Reviled, (electronic resource:)

Warriors and Wailers : One Hundred Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or Reviled, (electronic resource:)

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Warriors and Wailers : One Hundred Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or Reviled
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Warriors and Wailers
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One Hundred Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or Reviled
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eng
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Tsiang, Sarah
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331.700951
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Newbigging, Martha
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Jobs in History Ser.
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  • Ever thought of becoming an emperor? How about a silk maker? China was one of the most advanced societies in the ancient world. Whether in medicine, the arts, or education, the Chinese far outpaced the Europeans. Although most people were peasants, society included a myriad of other jobs. It may sound like a great position, but being emperor had its downside. If you displeased the gods, you could be put to death. As a silk maker, you would be sworn to secrecy so foreigners wouldn't learn how to spin the precious thread. Other jobs included wailer (yes, you'll have to cry whether you want to or not), noodle maker (noodles were not only delicious, but also a symbol of long life), or Shaolin warrior monk (if you were really good, you could break stone slabs with your fists). A fact-filled introduction, index, and timeline make this book--the sixth in the series--perfect for research projects, while the humorous illustrations keep it fun
  • Ever thought of becoming an emperor? How about a silk maker? China was one of the most advanced societies in the ancient world. Whether in medicine, the arts, or education, the Chinese far outpaced the Europeans. Although most people were peasants, society included a myriad of other jobs. It may sound like a great position, but being emperor had its downside. If you displeased the gods, you could be put to death. As a silk maker, you would be sworn to secrecy so foreigners wouldn't learn how to spin the precious thread. Other jobs included wailer (yes, you'll have to cry whether you want to or not), noodle maker (noodles were not only delicious, but also a symbol of long life), or Shaolin warrior monk (if you were really good, you could break stone slabs with your fists). A fact-filled introduction, index, and timeline make this book--the sixth in the series--perfect for research projects, while the humorous illustrations keep it fun
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Warriors and Wailers : One Hundred Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or Reviled, (electronic resource:)
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9781554513901
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Warriors and Wailers : One Hundred Ancient Chinese Jobs You Might Have Relished or Reviled, (electronic resource:)
Publication
Control code
OCM1bookssib017455195
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781554513901
Other control number
9781554513901
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781554513901
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssib017455195

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