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Life in Ancient Japan - PB
Life in Ancient Japan - PB
Life in Ancient Japan - PB
9780778720713 | In Stock
This fascinating new book describes how Japan grew from rule by local chieftains to an emperor-led nation with many noble families competing for prominence. Beautiful spreads and full-color photographs unveil Japan’s rich history and the people who struggled to make it their own. Topics include
• wet rice cultivation
• trade with other cultures, their influence,and isolation in the 17th century
• from early pit dwellings to the development of castle towns
• nature worship, the rise of Shinto, and Buddhism and Confucianism
• life as a samurai warrior
• sword making and pottery
• herbal medicine Teacher’s guide available.

Reading Level: Gr. 4-5
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: S
Binding: Paperback
Series: Peoples of the Ancient World
Author(s): Hazel Richardson

Size: 8 ½″ × 11"″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 7.2
Dewey: 952
Lexile: 1010L
Copyright: 2005

Life in Ancient Japan

Africa, Japan, Indus River Valley, Celts "The informative, straightforward texts discuss the demise of these civilizations and their modern-world legacies. Sidebars add additional notes on trade, beliefs, myths, travel, and other topics. The attractively designed books feature abundant, clear, captioned color photos of cultural artifacts and historical sites, and a few drawings. Brief time lines outline important developments." —School Library Journal, 11/05