History Books By Topic

Learning About China

This post is for sharing “living” or great books on the following history topics:

the History of China

Confucius, Taoism, Lao-tse, Great Wall

(For the list of all history topics addressed by this blog, click here.)


For Elementary Students:
Confucius: The Golden Rule by Russell Freedman:

Castles & Forts, by Simon Adams. This Kingfisher book includes information about the Great Wall of China:

Story About Ping, by Marjorie Flack. This is an early picture book which is a great short read to accompany any geography of China study:

This hard-back Usborne book is a great spine for elementary students. It has 2-page spreads for a variety of different topics. The first several spreads cover basic archaeology and the earliest civilizations. The book covers basic elements of world history up to (but not including) World War I.

For High School Students:


What are your favorite history books on this topic? Feel free to share with a comment below.


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