Table of Contents for Ancient Chinese


The Magic of Myths 6(7)
Part 1 MEET THE ANCIENT CHINESE
At the Center of the World
13(4)
From Village to Empire
17(4)
The Social Pyramid
21(4)
A Blending of Faiths
25(4)
In Touch with the Heavenly Empire
29(6)
Part 2 TIMELESS TALES OF ANCIENT CHINA
The Origins of the World and Humans: Pangu the Giant and Nu Gua the Serpent Goddess
35(8)
Wars of the Gods: The Yellow Emperor
43(10)
The Adventures of a Hero: Yi the Archer and the Ten Suns
53(8)
Reshaping the Face of the Earth: Yu Conquers the Great Flood
61(8)
A Myth of the Stars: The Weaver Maid and the Cowherd
69(8)
A Spiritual Journey: The Monkey King
77(9)
Glossary 86(1)
Sources of the Myths 87(3)
To Find Out More 90(2)
Selected Bibliography 92(2)
Notes on Quotations 94(1)
Index 94