China In The Early Bronze Age

Author: Robert L. Thorp
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Scholars in Chinese studies will use this work as a handbook and research guide. This volume makes fascinating reading for anyone interested in the formative stages of Chinese culture.

The Cambridge World Prehistory

Author: Colin Renfrew
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107647754
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History of Ancient China – From the Origin of Civilisation to 221 B.C. Cambridge
University Press: Cambridge. Nylan, M.&Loewe, M.2010. ... China in the Early
Bronze Age: Shang Civilization. Encounters with Asia. University of Pennsylvania

Ancient Civilizations

Author: Dr. Brian Fagan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317350332
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summary of early South Asian civilization can be found ... Harappan overseas
trade is covered by S. Ratnagar, Encounters: The Westerly Trade of the Indus
Civilization (Delhi: Oxford University ... subject of David N. Keightley, Sources of
Shang History: The Oracle Bone Inscriptions of Bronze Age China (Berkeley:
University ...

Encyclopedia Of Ancient Asian Civilizations

Author: Charles Higham
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438109962
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SOUTHEAST ASIA Since the Shang had established trade connections with the
south, particularly for supplying turtle shells, ... copper with tin reached Southeast
Asia from Chinese sources, between 1500–1000 B.C.E. During the Bronze Age,
most bronzes were cast in the form of personal ornaments, although one also
encounters spears, arrowheads, and socketed axes. The Iron Age, which began
about 500 B.C.E., saw a proliferation in both the quantity and the range of
bronzes, ...

The Bronze Age Of Southeast Asia

Author: Charles Higham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521565059
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The development of a distinctive Southeast Asian cultural tradition must
necessarily be reviewed against a backdrop of the ... The Chinese and Southeast
Asian bronzes cannot be confused. ... of the nature of copper and tin ore through
the spread of knowledge, and I have indicated how contact between the Shang
Dynasty and ... When we encounter the early Bronze Age cemeteries, this habit

The Cambridge History Of Ancient China

Author: Michael Loewe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521470308
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The archaeology of the Early Bronze Age has remained the archaeology of the
Shang dynasty; that is, it has been guided ... The possibility that archaeology
might encounter a past different from the past of tradition has not been
consciously ... To explain its seemingly abrupt appearance, unheralded by more
primitive stages, Li Ji suggested western Asia as the likely source for Chinese
metallurgy, certain ...

Dynamics In The History Of Religions Between Asia And Europe

Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004225358
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event, fuller treatment of southern elements in Chinese religion must wait for
another day. ... ovicaprolatry, to describe a major component of the religion of the
third and second millennium BC fathers of Chinese civilization. ... The next layer
of Chinese religion was laid down when Shang ancestor worship underwent a
fusion with magianism. ... long ago been determined by the Late Neolithic,
Bronze Age, and Early Iron Age fusion of Western and Eastern ele- ments
described above.

A History Of East Asia

Author: Charles Holcombe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521515955
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From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century Charles Holcombe.
Jensen, Lionel M. Manufacturing Confucianism: Chinese Traditions and
Universal Civilization. Durham, NC: Duke ... Kamstra, J. H. Encounter or
Syncretism: The Initial Growth of Japanese Buddhism. Leiden ... Keightley, David
N. Sources of Shang History: The Oracle-Bone Inscriptions of Bronze Age China.
Berkeley: ...

Author: Charles Higham
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occupation of southern China. By exploiting the river ... This critical period in
Southeast Asia will be described as the Neolithic. It involved the ... A few late
sites in Viet Nam and Lingnan include exotic imported jades and bronzes which
originated in the Shang civilization of China. Such contact ... The Bronze Age
lasted a bare millennium before we encounter the first evidence for iron forging.
The origins of ...