SBP Blog

Foundations of Chinese Civilization Excerpt

Thomas Joel - Friday, April 22, 2016

We're excited to share an excerpt from the upcoming Foundations of Chinese Civilization: The Yellow Emperor to the Han Dynasty (2697 BCE—220 CE).

For all ages, Foundations of Chinese Civilization covers China's early history in comic form, introducing philosophies like Confucianism and Daoism, the story of the Silk Road, famous emperors like Han Wudi, and the process of China's unification. Download the first 15 pages for free today and get a glimpse at 5,000 years of history with the help of a handy timeline and engaging illustrations.

 


Like our blog? Please share it!

Categories

Subscribe to the SBP Mailing List

New Releases

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan


Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

China Smart


Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China

Oh, Tama!


A deeply eccentric novel about lives and connections—and a cat of course—in 1980s Tokyo: witty, offbeat, and strangely profound.

The Fourth String


Two women. Two cultures. One music.

Tag Cloud

foreigner in japan zen monks wife' japanese customs Christianity memoir simba japan vacation janet pocorbba stone bridge cafe Japan tea publicity yukio mishima Spirituality podcast Language The Colorado Review black jack the lion king will eisner ex pat literature purification oh tama forewrod reviews indies tomoko aoyama hooked cross drinking in japan buddhist swastika zen monk wife osamu tezuka shun medoruma zen monk guide bushido performance Alexandra Johnson politics and prose verticle the buddhist swastika china travel catcher in the rye book hoarding american shamisen writing History illustration jungle emperor zen danica davidson ibpa publishing university japanese instrument japan trip visitor 2019 Year of the Dog forty seven samurai japan today journal hippocampus magazine book publicity nova scotia graphic novels Chiune Sugihara Nikolas Bunton 1960's Japan comics shaimsen new release lesley university memior why we write podcast larry herzberg the millions UCLA takuma sminkey tokyo publishing the fourth string chapters pacific rim review of books WWII Japanese holidays diy mfa tea garden benjamin franklin awards tourist buddhist washington dc Children's Literature how to order in japan Shoah wanderlust japanese books in english author signing eating in japan hitlers cross kinokuniya event travel literature osaka summer vacation nara japanese books japan guide death the silver spoon criterion journal' monks wife foreword indies award china smart comic history suicide frederik schodt haibun travel manners a shameful life rachel manley classic japanese literature leonard koren tk nakagaki international book award poetry of consciousness japan travel koto Tokyo Olympics suehiro maruo internment jared cook damian flanagan gaijin pot Children's Books japanese book henry kiyama gaijinpot japan travel etiquette 2020 Olympics peace how to travel in japan photography amys guide to best behavior in japan stone bridge press juddhism japan behavior huffington post ritual my year of dirt and water ancient symbols kris kosaka mark gibeau china book non-fiction manga biography classic the fourth string a memoir of sensei and me janet pocrobba Chinese New Year zen monk in japan japan manners best behavior in japan review world literature today seppuku shamisen performance holocaust japan culture finalist Interview understandind china through comics eastern and western philosophy expat anime book reviews jun hazuki do it right and be polite 4k sensei and me travel Japan Chinese history china What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know— A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language namethetranslator Basho japan food japanese classic dazai japanese music a mejiro novel traditional green tea Japanese art lucille cara rebecca otowa diary books alan brill book china history japanese instruments VIZ author event frank beyer lions roar nichi bei weekly, naomi hirarahara wife Okinawan literature Coming of Age Day kyoto Art/Design sensei ancient symbol controversy donald keene chinese comics 1960s Korea japanese translation bookstore new books new york events what do in japan center of east asian studies AAS miswest book review fantasy literature monks wife travel to japan traditional japanese music musical japan book nazi japan travel guide four immigrants china vacation hitler state of belief evil pottery IBPA Asian Studies brad hawley PEN AWARD interfaith a memoir of sensei and me china guide author Chinese culture travel etiquette giajin book blurb living in japan janet pocorobba japanese culture japanese manners in the woods of memory book review donald richie diymfa dark horse learning in japan memoir writing holden caufield film the japan society tricycle magazine japanese craft alan moore Poetry manji reviews buddhist priest japanese drunk monk journal of a zen monk Olympics foreword indies Chinese Astrology jing liu koun 47 samurai traditional japanese instrument bowing in japan event book reading otakuusa japanese travel foreword reviews learning shamisen year of zen memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist polite tracy franz China michael emmerich kyoto journal dirt and water kimba the white lion chinese literature osamu dazai welton gaddy Basho's Narrow Road literature Travel the hidden writer benjamin franklin award trip student teacher Japanese aesthetics manga Japanese literature book award hiroaki sato award the inland sea japanese to english buddhism min kahng japan restaurant astrology forty seven ronin announcement World War II fred schodt swastika gaijin japan memoir japan ravel book signing blurb amy chavez osamau tezuka author tour hate huffpost Korea photography book talk japan visitor behavior journal of a zen monk's wife china where igo shamisen japanese etiquette asian review of books buddhist symbols book tour university of chicago t.k. nakagaki japan books how to gallery awa Translation japan custom Culture japanese people walt disney literary review matcha Ukiyo-e disney ningen shikkaku Second World War Christianity in Japan expat in japan religion asia zazen the asian review of books astro boy journal of a zen monks wife in japan japan etiquette japanese bath no longer human kansuke naka amys guide to bes tbehavior in japan Spring Festival gratitude in japan manners Anime/Manga/Comics awards kyodo news literary prize traditional japanese instrumenet 47 ronin japanese japan book review translators new york paul mccarthy haiku a memoir japanese cutlure etiquette william f sibley World War Two mieko kanai chinese monk wife the japan times author talk Korea
RSS