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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China's EarlyEmpires –A Reappraisal. Cambridge University Press:Cambridge.
Rawson, J. 1996. Mysteries of Ancient China: New Discoveries from the Early
Dynasties. British Museum Press: London. Shiji 1962.130 juan. Compiled
bySimaQian. Zhonghua shuju: Beijing. Thorp, R. L. 2005. China in the Early
Bronze Age: Shang Civilization. Encounters with Asia. University of Pennsylvania
Press: Philadelphia. Twitchett, D.& Loewe, M. (eds.) 1986. The Cambridge
History of China, vol.

Ancient Civilizations

Author: Dr. Brian Fagan
Publisher: Routledge
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Dr. Brian Fagan, Chris Scarre. CHAPTER 5 SOUTH ASIA: HARAPPAN AND
LATER CIVILIZATIONS A general summary of early South Asian civilization can
be found in Bridget and Raymond Allchin, The Rise of Civilization in India and
Pakistan (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982). ... The study of Shang
oracle bones as historical records is the 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
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of bronze in the tomb. Further technical improvements and new designs mark the
passage of the ensuing ZHOU DYNASTY, until arguably the summit of Chinese
bronze working was reached in the vessels from the tomb of ZENG HOU YI, ...
SOUTHEAST ASIA Since the Shang had established trade connections with the
south, particularly for supplying turtle shells, it is highly likely that knowledge of
alloying copper with tin reached Southeast Asia from Chinese sources, between

The Cambridge History Of Ancient China

Author: Michael Loewe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521470308
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But archaeology gained its foothold at the price of becoming a tool for the
vindication of tradition. The success in verifying texts which secured its future also
defined its mission. The archaeology of the Early Bronze Age has remained the
archaeology of the Shang dynasty; that is, it has been guided by and interpreted
according to a mental image of the past which comes not from the archaeological
record but from late Zhou M and Han (ft texts. Archaeologists have been
preoccupied ...

The Bronze Age Of Southeast Asia

Author: Charles Higham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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The Neolithic sites of Southeast Asia had been established for little over a
millennium before exchange originating in the Huanghe and Yangzi valleys
brought exotic jades to Lingnan and Bac Bo. Lingnan also received a number of
late Shang bronzes. By this juncture, the mid second millennium BC, the
civilisations represented at Sanxingdui in Sichuan, and Zhengzhou in Henan,
were already displaying a mastery of bronze casting which was unsurpassed in
the ancient world.

Dynamics In The History Of Religions Between Asia And Europe

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Encounters, Notions, and Comparative Perspectives. event, fuller treatment of
southern elements in Chinese ... The next layer of Chinese religion was laid
down when Shang ancestor worship underwent a fusion with magianism. This
established the lineaments and solemnities of ... religion that had long ago been
determined by the Late Neolithic, Bronze Age, and Early Iron Age fusion of
Western and Eastern ele- ments described above. These “new” religions,
however, significantly ...

A History Of East Asia

Author: Charles Holcombe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521515955
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1962. Johnson, David, Andrew J. Nathan
, and Evelyn S. Rawski, eds. Popular Culture in Late Imperial China. Berkeley:
University of California Press, 1985. Johnston, Alastair Iain. Cultural Realism:
Strategic Culture and Grand Strategy in Chinese History. Princeton, NJ: Princeton
University Press, 1995. Jones, Andrew F. Like a Knife: Ideology and Genre in
Contemporary Chinese Popular Music. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University East Asia
Program, ...

Early Cultures Of Mainland Southeast Asia

Author: Charles Higham
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The latter, however, did not survive for long after the establishment of the
Neolithic. The Neolithic period was of short duration. 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 might well have brought the knowledge
of bronze casting, for from about 1 500 BC, a distinctive Southeast Asian Bronze
Age can be recognized. Sites with similar casting technology are found from
Hong Kong ...