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The great bronze age of China : an exhibition from the People's Republic of China

Author: Wen Fong; Robert W Bagley; Jenny F So; Maxwell K Hearn; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); et al
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, ©1980.
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Describes the Chinese Bronze Age, including the development of the Chinese state, writing, religion and architecture.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Great bronze age of China.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, c1980
(OCoLC)568295765
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wen Fong; Robert W Bagley; Jenny F So; Maxwell K Hearn; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); et al
ISBN: 0870992260 9780870992261
OCLC Number: 5941721
Notes: Catalogue of an exhibition to be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and at four other cities during the period, 1980-1981.
Description: xv, 386 p. : ill. (some col.), folded map (inserted) ; 31 cm.
Contents: The splendor of ancient Chinese bronzes / Ma Chengyuan --
The study of Chinese Bronze Age arts : methods and approaches / Wen Fong --
The Chinese Bronze Age : a modern synthesis / Kwang-chih Chang --
Burial practices of Bronze Age China / Robert L. Thorp --
The beginnings of the Bronze Age : the Erlitou culture period / Robert W. Bagley --
The Zhengzhou phase (the Erligang period) / Robert W. Bagley --
The appearance and growth of regional bronze-using cultures / Robert W. Bagley --
The high Yinxu phase (Anyang period) / Robert W. Bagley --
The rise of the western Zhou dynasty / Robert W. Bagley --
Transformation of the bronze art in later western Zhou / Robert W. Bagley --
New departures in eastern Zhou bronze designs : the spring and autumn period / Jenny F. So --
The inlaid bronzes of the warring states period / Jenny F. So --
The waning of the Bronze Age : the western Han period (206 B.C.-A.D. 8) / Jenny F. So --
The terracotta army of the first emperor of Qin (221-206 B.C.) / Maxwell K. Hearn.
Responsibility: edited by Wen Fong ; introductory essays by Ma Chengyuan ... [et al.] ; catalogue by Robert W. Bagley, Jenny F. So, Maxwell K. Hearn.

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