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The Imperial China educational program was generously sponsored in part by a grant from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation


China: Historical and Cultural Background
Historical Overview
The People of Imperial China
The Horse in Chinese History
Dynasty Timeline
Pronunciation Guide
Appendix A: The Chinese Zodiac
Appendix B: "Flying Horses"
Appendix C: "The Frivolous Rich"
Appendix D: "The Dancing Horses"
Appendix E: The Chinese New Year

Learning Goals and Activities
Curriculum Goals/Learning from Artifacts
Discussion Questions for Exhibit Artifacts
Reading List

Educational Materials developed by
Barbara Dietrich
Director of Education
Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse Park
International Museum of the Horse

The Millennium's First Great
International Exhibition

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