Ancient China

Art from Asia (2006)

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The National Gallery of Art strives to present exhibitions of art from times and cultures beyond its own collections. This DVD comprises four programs made in conjunction with special exhibitions on the art and cultures of China, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Japan. They explore an array of subjects: architecture, landscape gardening, archaeology, music, poetry, storytelling, and sculpture.

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Art from Asia

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient China

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Some of the world's best-known ancient civilizations are explored in this highly informative set, including Egypt, China, India and the Native American tribes of North America. Examples of each civilization's mythology are outlined, allowing readers to see how each group viewed themselves and the world around them. The text then uses this information to move onto the daily lives of each people, revealing how everyday life was tied to the belief system of the time period.

Exploring the Life, Myth, and Art of Ancient China

Ancient Chinese Civilization

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An illustrated introduction to the civilization of ancient China centered around several of its key myths. Covers China's religion, daily life, inventions, military, trade, and arts.

Ancient Chinese Civilization

The Ancient Chinese

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Provides information about the land and people of ancient China, their customs, religions, and the Imperial dynasties. Includes illustrated folk tales and myths and their sources as well as a glossary and an index.

The Ancient Chinese