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Ancient Central China : centers and peripheries along the Yangzi River

Author: Rowan K Flad; Pochan Chen
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series: Case studies in early societies.
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"Ancient Central China provides an up-to-date synthesis of archaeological discoveries in the upper and middle Yangzi River region of China, including the Three Gorges Dam reservoir zone. It focuses on the Late Neolithic (late third millennium BC) through the end of the Bronze Age (late first millennium BC) and considers regional and interregional cultural relationships in light of anthropological models of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rowan K Flad; Pochan Chen
ISBN: 9780521899000 0521899001 9780521727662 0521727669
OCLC Number: 796354983
Description: xxii, 412 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Centers and peripheries in the ancient Yangzi River valley --
The environment of Central China --
Historiography and the topography of research: a history of archaeology in Central China --
The Sichuan Basin: Shu and its predecessors --
The Middle Yangzi: the archaeology and history of Chu and its predecessors --
Periphery at the center: the Ba and archaeological cultures in the Three Gorges --
Economic topographies: production, exchange, and the integrating role of salt --
Ritual topographies: sacrifice and divination --
Ritual topographies: burials and social identity --
Conclusion: landscapes of interaction and the interaction of landscapes. Setting the stage --
Political and cultural topographies --
Topographies of economic activity and ritual.
Series Title: Case studies in early societies.
Responsibility: Rowan K. Flad, Pochan Chen.

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An up-to-date synthesis of archaeological discoveries in the upper and middle Yangzi River region of China, including the Three Gorges Dam reservoir zone.  Read more...

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