The History of China in 50 Events by Henry Freeman.
Little description: As one of the oldest civilizations in the world, China has a vast, rich history. In order to assist with the study of Chinese history, this book has been broken down into a series of straightforward, easy-to-read vignettes.
Inside you will read about…
✓ The Great Flood
✓ The Great Wall is begun
✓ The Terra Cotta Army is created
✓ Gunpowder is invented
✓ Great Anti-Buddhist Persecution
✓ Marco Polo travels to China
✓ The Forbidden City is completed
✓ First Opium War
✓ SARS outbreak
This book will provide in-depth insights into some of the most important events in Chinese history while providing an overall context within which these events took place. Designed as an introductory overview of Chinese history, this book is the perfect resource for those who are seeking to expand their knowledge of China and world history.
Genre: History of China
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My thoughts: 5 stars out of 5
The mini history courses written by Henry Freeman will bring you through World’s greatest civilizations in 60 min. You will travel from the ancient time, through the Medieval Age, and end up in the modern times. Fast, easy-to-read information will refresh you mind and maybe give you some new knowledge without overpowering wording and headaches that comes from reading huge toms of history books.
PS. This book was provided by Johan for my review.