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The Cambridge history of ancient China : from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C.

Author: Michael Loewe
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge Histories Online
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Cambridge History of Ancient China provides a survey of the institutional and cultural history of pre-imperial China.

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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Loewe
ISBN: 0521470307 9780521470308 9781139053709 1139053701
OCLC Number: 300154478
Description: Online-Ressource (xxix, 1112 Seiten).
Contents: List of maps, tables, and figures; Conventions; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction Michael Loewe and Edward L. Shaughnessy; Calendar and chronology Edward L. Shaughnessy; The environment of ancient China David N. Keightley; 1. China on the eve of the historical period Kwang-chih Chang; 2. Language and writing William G. Boltz; 3. Shang archaeology Robert Bagley; 4. The Shang: China's first historical dynasty David N. Keightley; 5. Western Zhou history Edward L. Shaughnessy; 6. Western Zhou archaeology Jessica Rawson; 7. The waning of the Bronze Age: material culture and social developments, 770-481 BC Lothar von Falkenhausen; 8. The Spring and Autumn period Cho-yun Hsu; 9. Warring States: the political history Mark Edward Lewis; 10. The art and architecture of the Warring States period Wu Hung; 11. The classical philosophical writings David Sheperd Nivison; 12. Warring states: natural philosophy and occult thought Donald Harper; 13. The Northern Frontier in pre-Imperial China Nicola Di Cosmo; 14. The heritage left to the Empires Michael Loewe; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Histories Online
Other Titles: History of ancient China
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