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A companion to Chinese archaeology, edited by Anne P. Underhill

Label
A companion to Chinese archaeology
Title
A companion to Chinese archaeology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anne P. Underhill
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A Companion to Chinese Archaeology is an unprecedented, new resource on the current state of archaeological research in one of the world's oldest civilizations. It presents a collection of readings from leading archaeologists in China and elsewhere that provide diverse interpretations about social and economic organization during the Neolithic period and early Bronze Age. This book: An unprecedented collection of original contributions from international scholars and collaborative archaeological teams conducting research on the Chinese mainland and Taiwan ; Makes available for the first time in English the work of leading archaeologists in China ; Provides a comprehensive view of research in key geographic regions of China ; Offers diverse methodological and theoretical approaches to understanding China's past, beginning with the era of established agricultural villages from c. 7000 B.C. through to the end of the Shang dynastic period in c. 1045 B.C.."--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
931
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS715
LC item number
.C557 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Underhill, Anne P
Series statement
Blackwell companions to anthropology
Series volume
24
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
  • Neolithikum
  • Bronzezeit
  • Archäologie
  • Antiquities
  • Antiquities, Prehistoric
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • China
  • China
  • China
Label
A companion to Chinese archaeology, edited by Anne P. Underhill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I: Current Issues in Chinese Archaeology. Introduction: Investigating the Development and Nature of Complex Societies in Ancient China / Anne P. Underhill ; "Despoiled of the Garments of Her Civilization:" Problems and Progress in Archaeological Heritage Management in China / Robert E. Murowchick -- Part II: The Northeast. Earlier Neolithic Economic and Social Systems of the Liao River Region, Northeast China / Gideon Shelach and Teng Mingyu ; Understanding Hongshan Period Social Dynamics / Christian E. Peterson and Lu Xueming ; The Lower Xiajiadian Culture of the Western Liao River Drainage System / Wang Lixin -- Part III: The Upper Yellow River and Upper Yangzi River Regions. The Qijia Culture of the Upper Yellow River Valley / Chen Honghai ; The Sichuan Basin Neolithic / Rowan Flad ; The Sanxingdui Culture of the Sichuan Basin / Sun Hua -- Part IV: The Western Central Plain Region and Environs. The Early Neolithic in the Central Yellow River Valley, c.7000-4000 BC / Zhu Yanping ; The Jiahu Site in the Huai River Area / Zhang Juzhong and Cui Qilong ; The Later Neolithic Period in the Central Yellow River Valley Area, c.4000-3000 BC / Li Xinwei ; The Longshan Culture in Central Henan Province, c.2600-1900 BC / Zhao Chunqing ; The Longshan Period Site of Taosi in Southern Shanxi Province / He Nu ; Production of Ground Stone Tools at Taosi and Huizui: A Comparison / Li Liu, Zhai Shaodong, and Chen Xingcan ; The Erlitou Culture / Xu Hong ; The Discovery and Study of the Early Shang Culture / Yuan Guangkuo ; Recent Discoveries and Some Thoughts on Early Urbanization at Anyang / Zhichun Jing, Tang Jigen, George Rapp, and James Stoltman ; Archaeology of Shanxi During the Yinxu Period / Li Yung-ti and Hwang Ming-chorng -- Part V: The Eastern Central Plain Region and Environs. The Houli and Beixin Cultures / Wang Fen ; The Dawenkou Culture in the Lower Yellow River and Huai River Basin Areas / Luan Fengshi ; The Longshan Culture of Shandong / Sun Bo ; A Study of Lian Sickles and Dao Knives from the Longshan Culture Site of Liangchengzhen in Southeastern Shandong / Geoffrey Cunnar ; The Eastern Territories of the Shang and Western Zhou: Military Expansion and Cultural Assimilation / Fang Hui -- Part VI: The Middle Yangzi River Region. The Pengtoushan Culture in the Middle Yangzi River Valley / Pei Anping ; The Qujialing-Shijiahe Culture in the Middle Yangzi River Valley / Zhang Chi -- Part VII: The Lower Yangzi River Region. The Kuahuqiao Site and Culture / Jiang Leping ; Recent Research on the Hemudu Culture and the Tianluoshan Site / Sun Guoping ; The Liangzhu Culture / Qin Ling -- Part VIII: The Southeast. The Neolithic Archaeology of Southeast China / Tianlong Jiao ; First Farmers and Their Coastal Adaptation in Prehistoric Taiwan / Li Kuang-ti
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 640 p.
Isbn
9781444335293
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2012036668
Other control number
60001786567
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)812729294
Label
A companion to Chinese archaeology, edited by Anne P. Underhill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I: Current Issues in Chinese Archaeology. Introduction: Investigating the Development and Nature of Complex Societies in Ancient China / Anne P. Underhill ; "Despoiled of the Garments of Her Civilization:" Problems and Progress in Archaeological Heritage Management in China / Robert E. Murowchick -- Part II: The Northeast. Earlier Neolithic Economic and Social Systems of the Liao River Region, Northeast China / Gideon Shelach and Teng Mingyu ; Understanding Hongshan Period Social Dynamics / Christian E. Peterson and Lu Xueming ; The Lower Xiajiadian Culture of the Western Liao River Drainage System / Wang Lixin -- Part III: The Upper Yellow River and Upper Yangzi River Regions. The Qijia Culture of the Upper Yellow River Valley / Chen Honghai ; The Sichuan Basin Neolithic / Rowan Flad ; The Sanxingdui Culture of the Sichuan Basin / Sun Hua -- Part IV: The Western Central Plain Region and Environs. The Early Neolithic in the Central Yellow River Valley, c.7000-4000 BC / Zhu Yanping ; The Jiahu Site in the Huai River Area / Zhang Juzhong and Cui Qilong ; The Later Neolithic Period in the Central Yellow River Valley Area, c.4000-3000 BC / Li Xinwei ; The Longshan Culture in Central Henan Province, c.2600-1900 BC / Zhao Chunqing ; The Longshan Period Site of Taosi in Southern Shanxi Province / He Nu ; Production of Ground Stone Tools at Taosi and Huizui: A Comparison / Li Liu, Zhai Shaodong, and Chen Xingcan ; The Erlitou Culture / Xu Hong ; The Discovery and Study of the Early Shang Culture / Yuan Guangkuo ; Recent Discoveries and Some Thoughts on Early Urbanization at Anyang / Zhichun Jing, Tang Jigen, George Rapp, and James Stoltman ; Archaeology of Shanxi During the Yinxu Period / Li Yung-ti and Hwang Ming-chorng -- Part V: The Eastern Central Plain Region and Environs. The Houli and Beixin Cultures / Wang Fen ; The Dawenkou Culture in the Lower Yellow River and Huai River Basin Areas / Luan Fengshi ; The Longshan Culture of Shandong / Sun Bo ; A Study of Lian Sickles and Dao Knives from the Longshan Culture Site of Liangchengzhen in Southeastern Shandong / Geoffrey Cunnar ; The Eastern Territories of the Shang and Western Zhou: Military Expansion and Cultural Assimilation / Fang Hui -- Part VI: The Middle Yangzi River Region. The Pengtoushan Culture in the Middle Yangzi River Valley / Pei Anping ; The Qujialing-Shijiahe Culture in the Middle Yangzi River Valley / Zhang Chi -- Part VII: The Lower Yangzi River Region. The Kuahuqiao Site and Culture / Jiang Leping ; Recent Research on the Hemudu Culture and the Tianluoshan Site / Sun Guoping ; The Liangzhu Culture / Qin Ling -- Part VIII: The Southeast. The Neolithic Archaeology of Southeast China / Tianlong Jiao ; First Farmers and Their Coastal Adaptation in Prehistoric Taiwan / Li Kuang-ti
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 640 p.
Isbn
9781444335293
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2012036668
Other control number
60001786567
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)812729294

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