China In The Early Bronze Age

Author: Robert L. Thorp
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812203615
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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

The Prehistory Of The Silk Road

Author: E. E. Kuzmina
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812240412
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Kuzmina combines detailed research in archaeology with evidence from physical anthropology, linguistics, and other fields to look at the history of the Eurasian steppe before the great trade routes along the 'Silk Road' became established.

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, ...

Son Of Heaven

Author: Overseas Archaeological Exhibition Corporation, the People's Republic of China
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The Bronze Age Of Southeast Asia

Author: Charles Higham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521565059
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The metal items were cast from tin bronze, some having small amounts of lead as
well. ... phases II-III, the fact is that at Erlitou, we encounter the transition to a
society based on the central walled palace, a core element in historic Chinese
civilisation. ... The Shang Dynasty: Zhengzhou and Anyang As has been noted,
early historic records referred to 29 successive kings of the Shang Dynasty,
which ...

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.