ERIC Number: ED421390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Imperial China. A Discovery Unit from Field Museum of Natural History. Department of Education.
This unit deals with life in Imperial China before 1912. The unit contrasts the lifestyles of the wealthy and the peasants and describes the important role of the family and the secondary place of women. The booklet also provides information about the development of written language in China and about Chinese religious philosophies and burial practices. The guide ends with a look at some of the many symbols found on Chinese objects on display at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago (Illinois). Activities are correlated to each section in the guide. (EH)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Cultural Centers, Elementary Secondary Education, Exhibits, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Museums, Non Western Civilization, Social Studies
Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605; telephone: 312-322-8853; ($3/plus 2.50 shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers - Location: China