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Life in Ancient Japan
Life in Ancient Japan
Logic Level Non-fiction
Price: $8.95

This fascinating book describes how Japan grew from rule by local chieftains to an emperor-led nation with many noble families competing for prominence. Beautiful spreads and full-color photographs unveil Japan’s rich history and the people who struggled to make it their own.

Topics include:
• wet rice cultivation
• trade with other cultures, their influence,and isolation in the 17th century
• from early pit dwellings to the development of castle towns
• religions: nature worship, the rise of Shinto, and Buddhism and Confucianism
• life as a samurai warrior
• sword making and pottery
• herbal medicine

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