The Shang dynasty ruled over ancient China for over 500 years. Find out why the Shang changed capital cities how Shang kings fought in battle and how the Shang spoke to their gods. Inside you can read about dynasties and kings; how to make a Shang bronze pot; oracle bones and fortune-telling; the life of a craftsman; burial and the afterlife.Ideally suited for readers age 8+ or teachers who are looking for books to support the new curriculum. Other titles in the Explore! Series include: Stone Bronze and Iron Ages Mayans Early Islamic Civilization and The Indus Valley.
Izzi Howell is the author and editor of over fifty children's books. She lives in East Sussex and enjoys learning languages, cooking and travelling around Europe.