China by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore

By Hugh Sebag-Montefiore

In those four all-new titles-each with its personal clip-art CD and wall chart-DK shines its Eyewitness highlight on important issues from the previous, current, and destiny. whereas Mesopotamia discover the cradle of civilization and nice Scientists unearths the minds that formed the fashionable international, China investigates the present-day tradition of the main populous kingdom on the earth, and Oil takes a glance on the arguable substance accountable for the beginning-and, if weren't cautious, the top of existence as we all know it at the present time.

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Science and innovation M     technologies were developed in China long before they were introduced to other countries. Early Chinese inventions include paper, printing, silk, porcelain, cast iron, kites, umbrellas, wheelbarrows, compasses, the abacus, and gunpowder. We often take these things for granted today, but they have helped to transform our world and change the course of history. During the 20th century, China earned a reputation as a workshop for Western companies where cheap goods could be mass-produced.

Official government figures show China to have a literacy rate of around 95 percent, although the figures are probably much lower in rural areas. 48 CHINA ONLINE Only 8 percent of China’s households own a computer, so internet cafés, which are spreading rapidly across the country, are very popular. Many stay open all night and young people often go there to relax away from home. Here, they can play games online, visit chatrooms, and download movies or music. The government controls access to foreign news through the “Great Firewall” that guards the internet gateways connecting China to the world wide web.

Leg slides forward so that body sinks close to ground Part of a classic Tai Chi movement TEMPLE OFFERINGS Buddha seated on a sacred lotus flower by a Daoist monk in the 12th century. Unlike other martial arts, it is gentle and perfomed in slow motion. Tai Chi is believed to help Qi (vital energy) move around the body. Many Chinese practice€it as a form of healthy meditation. In the courtyard of this Buddhist temple, worshipers are saying prayers and lighting incense sticks as an offering to the Buddha.

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