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China -- Civilization

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View Resource Five New Open Books from the National Academies Press: Growing Populations, Changing Landscapes; Studies from India, China, and the United States

Several new and forthcoming books published by the National Academies Press (NAP) can now be read online through NAP's OpenBook feature, that allows readers to view full text of books (.html).

https://www.nap.edu/read/10144/chapter/1
View Resource Ancient China

This excellent interactive site, produced by the British Museum, contains a wealth of information about ancient China. Explorers can follow any of five links that cover major sections of the website, including Crafts and Artisans, Geography, and Tombs and Ancestors. Each section contains historical information in the topical area and Story, Explore and Challenge links. The Challenge links are...

http://www.ancientchina.co.uk/menu.html
View Resource Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar

A mathematics professor from UC Berkeley, currently on sabbatical and at the National University of Singapore, has posted this information about the Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar. Professor Helmer Aslaksen gives some background on why he has developed this webpage, noting that "Chinese New Year is the main holiday of the year for more than one quarter of the world's population; very few...

http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/calendar/chinese.html