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  • Ancient China and its Enemies

    Ancient China and its Enemies
    av Nicola Di Cosmo

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521543828

    Relations between Inner Asian nomads and Chinese are a continuous theme throughout Chinese history. By investigating the formation of nomadic cultures, by analyzing the evolution of patterns of interaction along China’s frontiers, and by explo…

  • War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe

    War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe
    av Victoria Tin-Bor Hui

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521525763

    The Eurocentric conventional wisdom holds that the West is unique in having a multi-state system in international relations and liberal democracy in state-society relations. At the same time, the Sinocentric perspective believes that China is destin…

  • War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe

    War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe
    av Victoria Tin-bor Hui

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521819725

    The Eurocentric conventional wisdom holds that the West is unique in having a multi-state system in international relations and liberal democracy in state-society relations. At the same time, the Sinocentric perspective believes that China is destin…

  • You are There! Ancient China 305 Bc

    You are There! Ancient China 305 Bc
    av Curtis Slepian

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493836017

    Examine the lives of commoners and kings from the Middle Kingdom with You Are There! Ancient China 305 BC. Take a tour of the different dynasties and important aspects of Ancient Chinese culture, such as calligraphy, language, philosophers, Confuciu…

  • The Archaeology of China

    The Archaeology of China
    av Li Liu

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521644327

    This book explores the roles of agricultural development and advancing social complexity in the processes of state formation in China. Over a period of about 10,000 years, it follows evolutionary trajectories of society from the last Palaeolithic hu…

  • The Archaeology of China

    The Archaeology of China
    av Li Liu

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521643108

    This book explores the roles of agricultural development and advancing social complexity in the processes of state formation in China. Over a period of about 10,000 years, it follows evolutionary trajectories of society from the last Palaeolithic hu…

  • The Tso Chuan

    The Tso Chuan

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231067157

    A vivid chronicle of events in the feudal states of China between 722 and 468 B.C., the Tso Chuan has long been considered both a major historical document and and an influential literary model. Covering over 250 years, these historical narratives f…

  • Pottery Production Settlement Patterns and Development of Social Complexity in the Yuanqu Basin North-Central China

    Pottery Production Settlement Patterns and Development of Social Complexity in the Yuanqu Basin North-Central China
    av Xiangming Dai

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841719399

    Ivestigates the development of social complexity and the changes of modes of pottery production from the Neolithic to early Bronze Age in the Yuanqu Basin, north-central China. The research focuses on the development of specialised pottery productio…

  • The Great Wall of China

    The Great Wall of China
    av Elizabeth Noll

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644872680

    The Great Wall of China spans more than 10,000 miles It was built over many centuries, and it remains one of the world's most famous landmarks today. This title for young readers explores the Great Wall's original purpose, how it was built, and how…

  • Bureaucracy and the State in Early China

    Bureaucracy and the State in Early China
    av Li Feng

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521884471

    Ancient Chinese society developed a sophisticated and complex bureaucracy which is still in operation today and which had its pristine form in the government of the Western Zhou from 1045 to 771 BC. Li Feng, one of the leading scholars of the period…

  • Why Should I Care about the Ancient Chinese?

    Why Should I Care about the Ancient Chinese?
    av Claire Throp

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780756564247

    From pasta to paper, the inventions of the Ancient Chinese remain part of everyday life in our modern world. Learn how items like wheelbarrows, the first toothbrushes, and early earthquake detectors have evolved into devices we know today and discov…

  • Why Should I Care about the Ancient Chinese?

    Why Should I Care about the Ancient Chinese?
    av Claire Throp

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780756565664

    From pasta to paper, the inventions of the Ancient Chinese remain part of everyday life in our modern world. Learn how items like wheelbarrows, the first toothbrushes, and early earthquake detectors have evolved into devices we know today and discov…

  • Rome, China, and the Barbarians

    Rome, China, and the Barbarians
    av Randolph B. Ford

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108473958

    This book addresses a largely untouched historical problem: the fourth to fifth centuries AD witnessed remarkably similar patterns of foreign invasion, conquest, and political fragmentation in Rome and China. Yet while the Western Roman Empire was n…

  • China in the Early Bronze Age

    China in the Early Bronze Age
    av Robert L. Thorp

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812239102

    One of the great breakthroughs in Chinese studies in the early twentieth century was the archaeological identification of the earliest, fully historical dynasty of kings, the Shang (ca. 1300-1050 B.C.E.). The last fifty years have seen major advance…

  • Zhou History Unearthed

    Zhou History Unearthed
    av Yuri Pines

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231196635

    There is a stark contrast between the overarching importance of history writing in imperial China and the meagerness of historical texts from the centuries preceding the imperial unification of 221 BCE. However, recently discovered bamboo manuscript…

  • Ancient China

    Ancient China

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789622011441

  • Gender and Chinese Archaeology

    Gender and Chinese Archaeology

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780759104099

    The roles of women in Chinese archaeology, with only a few exceptions, have at worst been overlooked, and at best consigned to conventional Marxist theory that prescribes formulaic frameworks for understanding gender-until now. Renowned archaeologis…

  • Gender and Chinese Archaeology

    Gender and Chinese Archaeology

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780759104082

    The roles of women in Chinese archaeology, with only a few exceptions, have at worst been overlooked, and at best consigned to conventional Marxist theory that prescribes formulaic frameworks for understanding gender-until now. Renowned archaeologis…

  • Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China

    Empire of Horses: The First Nomadic Civilization and the Making of China
    av John Man

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643133270

    An authoritative and rich history of the remarkable Xiongnu culture--a lost empire which preceded the Mongols and even China itself. The author of landmark histories such as Genghis Khan, Attila, and Xanadu invites us to discover a fertile period in…

  • You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Great Wall of China! (Revised Edition) (You Wouldn't Want To... History of the World)

    You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Great Wall of China! (Revised Edition) (You Wouldn't Want To... History of the World)
    av Jacqueline Morley

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780531238387

    You disobey the Emperor's orders and soon you're marching through deserts on your way to work on the Great Wall of China This interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them t…

  • You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Great Wall of China! (Revised Edition) (You Wouldn't Want To... History of the World)

    You Wouldn't Want to Work on the Great Wall of China! (Revised Edition) (You Wouldn't Want To... History of the World)
    av Jacqueline Morley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780531231609

    You disobey the Emperor's orders and soon you're marching through deserts on your way to work on the Great Wall of China This interactive series will enthrall young and reluctant readers (Ages 8-12) by making them part of the story, inviting them t…

  • The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume II

    The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume II
    av Ssu-ma Ch'ien

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253039095

    This second volume of the ongoing annotated translation of Ssu-ma Ch'ien's Shih chi (The Grand Scribe's Records), widely acknowledged as the most important early Chinese history, contains the "basic annals" of five early Han-dynasty emperors. The an…

  • Ancient China

    Ancient China
    av John S. Major

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765615992

    Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region - the geographical area that eventually became known as China - from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age, to the early imperial era of Qin and Han, up to the threshold of the m…

  • Ancient China

    Ancient China
    av John S. Major

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765616005

    Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region - the geographical area that eventually became known as China - from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age, to the early imperial era of Qin and Han, up to the threshold of the m…

  • The Letter to Ren An and Sima Qian's Legacy

    The Letter to Ren An and Sima Qian's Legacy
    av Stephen Durrant

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295995441

    Sima Qian (first century BCE), the author of Record of the Historian (Shiji), is China's earliest and best-known historian, and his "Letter to Ren An" is the most famous letter in Chinese history. In the letter, Sima Qian explains his decision to fi…

  • Life in Early China

    Life in Early China
    av J A G Roberts

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750947299

    Imagine that you found 'dragon bones' once used to predict the future, or wrote a poem in the Book of Songs, or uncovered the terracotta army guarding the tomb of the First Emperor. Read more about life in this fascinating culture in this pocket-siz…

  • Capital Cities and Urban Form in Pre-modern China

    Capital Cities and Urban Form in Pre-modern China
    av Victor Cunrui Xiong

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138648142

    Luoyang, situated in present-day Henan province, was one of the great urban centres of pre-Qin and early imperial China, the favoured site for dynastic capitals for almost two millennia. This book, the first in any Western language on the subject, t…

  • Material Culture, Power, and Identity in Ancient China

    Material Culture, Power, and Identity in Ancient China
    av Xiaolong Wu

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107134027

    In this book, Xiaolong Wu offers a comprehensive and in-depth study of the Zhongshan state during China's Warring States Period (476-221 BCE). Analyzing artefacts, inscriptions, and grandiose funerary structures within a broad archaeological context…

  • The Terracotta Warriors: Exploring the Most Intriguing Puzzle in Chinese History

    The Terracotta Warriors: Exploring the Most Intriguing Puzzle in Chinese History
    av Edward Burman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781681777962

    Exciting investigations in northwest China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an internatio…

  • If I Were a Kid in Ancient China

    If I Were a Kid in Ancient China
    av Cobblestone Publishing

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812679311

    What modern boy or girl wouldn't want to be called "Precious Child," as parents in ancient China referred to their children? Or wear a beautiful silk brocade jacket, as wealthy youngsters did? Or nibble on a crunchy roasted cricket? This fun book ex…

  • Art, Myth, and Ritual

    Art, Myth, and Ritual
    av K. C. Chang

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674048089

    A leading scholar in the United States on Chinese archaeology challenges long-standing conceptions of the rise of political authority in ancient China. Questioning Marx's concept of an "Asiatic" mode of production, Wittfogel's "hydraulic hypothesis,…

  • The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume I

    The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume I
    av Ssu-ma Ch'ien

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038555

    "An essential source for the study of events in early China, a guide to the moral philosophy of the gentlemen of Han, and a splendid work of literature which may be read for the pleasure of its style and the power of its narrative. . . . This work m…

  • The Chinese Neolithic

    The Chinese Neolithic
    av Li Liu

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521811842

    This book studies the formation of complex societies in prehistoric China during the Neolithic and early state periods, ca. 7000–1500 BC. Archaeological materials are interpreted through anthropological perspectives, using systematic analytic…

  • Foundations of Chinese Civilization

    Foundations of Chinese Civilization
    av Jing Liu

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611720273

    Who founded China? Are Chinese people religious? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time? The accessible and fun Understanding China Through Comics series answers those questions and more. For all ages, Foundations of Chinese Civili…

  • Life in Ancient China

    Life in Ancient China
    av Paul Challen

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780778720676

    Examines ancient China and how its politics, daily activities, art, religion, economy, and social structures worked together to form Chinese culture.

  • Everyday Life in Early Imperial China

    Everyday Life in Early Imperial China
    av Michael Loewe

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872207585

    Considers the important aspects of life during the Han period, when the foundations were laid for the chief political, economic, cultural and social structures that would characterise imperial China.

  • Everyday Life in Early Imperial China

    Everyday Life in Early Imperial China
    av Michael Loewe

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872207592

    In this lively and accessible account, with illustrations on nearly every page, Michael Loewe gives us a vivid picture of the lives of peasants working the land, the lives of town inhabitants, and the elaborate hierarchy of institutions and civil se…

  • Ancient China

    Ancient China
    av Emily Rose Oachs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644871744

  • Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius (1000-250 BC)

    Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius (1000-250 BC)
    av Lothar von Falkenhausen

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931745314

    Winner of the 2009 Society for American Archaeology Book Award Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius is based on the most up-to-date archaeological discoveries. It introduces new data, as well as new ways to think about them - modes of analysis th…

  • Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius (1000-250 BC)

    Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius (1000-250 BC)
    av Lothar von Falkenhausen

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931745307

    Winner of the 2009 Society for American Archaeology Book Award Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius is based on the most up-to-date archaeological discoveries. It introduces new data, as well as new ways to think about them - modes of analysis th…

  • Civilizations of the World: Ancient China

    Civilizations of the World: Ancient China
    av Samantha S. Bell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641858212

    Explores the history and culture of Ancient China. Eye-catching photos, fascinating sidebars, and a "Contributions" special feature guide readers through the rise and fall of this great civilization, focusing on the people and accomplishments that m…

  • Civilizations of the World: Ancient China

    Civilizations of the World: Ancient China
    av Samantha S. Bell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641857529

    Explores the history and culture of Ancient China. Eye-catching photos, fascinating sidebars, and a "Contributions" special feature guide readers through the rise and fall of this great civilization, focusing on the people and accomplishments that m…

  • In Pursuit of the Great Peace

    In Pursuit of the Great Peace
    av Lu Zhao

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781438474915

  • The Ancient State of Puyo in Northeast Asia

    The Ancient State of Puyo in Northeast Asia
    av Mark E. Byington

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674737198

    Mark E. Byington explores the formation, history, and legacy of the ancient state of Puy??, which existed in central Manchuria from the third century BCE until the late fifth century CE. As the earliest archaeologically attested state to arise in no…

  • Liangzhu Culture

    Liangzhu Culture

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138557406

    The Liangzhu Culture (3,300-2,300 BC) represented the peak of prehistoric cultural and social development in the Yangtze Delta. With a wide sphere of influence centred near present-day Hangzhou City, Liangzhu City is considered one of the earliest u…

  • The Dragon and the Eagle

    The Dragon and the Eagle
    av Sunny Auyang

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765643698

    This stimulating, uniquely organized, and wonderfully readable comparison of ancient Rome and China offers provocative insights to students and general readers of world history. The book's narrative is clear, completely jargon-free, strikingly indep…

  • The Dragon and the Eagle

    The Dragon and the Eagle
    av Sunny Auyang

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765643704

    This stimulating, uniquely organized, and wonderfully readable comparison of ancient Rome and China offers provocative insights to students and general readers of world history. The book's narrative is clear, completely jargon-free, strikingly indep…

  • Chinese Steles

    Chinese Steles
    av Dorothy C. Wong

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824827830

    Buddhist steles represent an important subset of early Chinese Buddhist art that flourished during the Northern and Southern Dynasties period (386-581). More than two hundred Chinese Buddhist steles are known to have survived. Their brilliant imager…

  • Zhang Zhung Foundations of Civilisations in Tibet: A Historical and Ethnoarchaeological Study of Monuments, Rock Arts, Texts and Oral Tradition of the

    Zhang Zhung Foundations of Civilisations in Tibet: A Historical and Ethnoarchaeological Study of Monuments, Rock Arts, Texts and Oral Tradition of the
    av John V. Bellezza

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783700160465

  • Ancient China Inside Out

    Ancient China Inside Out
    av Spence Kelly

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780778728757

  • Early China/Ancient Greece

    Early China/Ancient Greece

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791453148

    This pioneering book compares Chinese and Western thought to offer a bracing and unpredictable cross-cultural conversation. The work contributes to the emerging field of Sino-Hellenic studies, which links two great and influential cultures that, in…

  • State Formation in Early China

    State Formation in Early China
    av Li Liu

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715632246

    A study that makes use of an interdisciplinary approach to challenge traditional theories of state formation in China and promote debate on early Chinese history. Analyzing data from archaeology, geology, cultural geography, ethnohistory and ancient…

  • Social Memory and State Formation in Early China

    Social Memory and State Formation in Early China
    av Min Li

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107141452

    In this book, Li Min proposes a new paradigm for the foundation and emergence of the classical tradition in early China, from the late Neolithic through the Zhou period. Using a wide range of historical and archaeological data, he explains the devel…

  • Faith, Myth, and Reason in Han China

    Faith, Myth, and Reason in Han China
    av Michael Loewe

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872207578

    In his classic study of the cultural history of Han China, Michael Loewe uses both archaeological discoveries and written records to sketch the conceptual background of various artifacts of the Han period, and shows how ancient Chinese thought is as…

  • Faith, Myth, and Reason in Han China

    Faith, Myth, and Reason in Han China
    av Michael Loewe

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872207561

    Sheds light on the conceptual background of the Han period (202BC-AD220), in which seminal Chinese ideas in religion, philosophy, science and politics were formulated.

  • The Cambridge History of Ancient China

    The Cambridge History of Ancient China
    av Michael Loewe

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521470308

    The Cambridge History of Ancient China provides a survey of the cultural history of pre-imperial China. Fourteen leading specialists on early Chinese history and archaeology cover more than one thousand years. There are two chapters for each time-pe…

  • The Rise of the Chinese Empire v. 2; Frontier, Immigration, and Empire in Han China, 130 B.C.-A.D. 157

    The Rise of the Chinese Empire v. 2; Frontier, Immigration, and Empire in Han China, 130 B.C.-A.D. 157
    av Chun-shu Chang

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472115341

    For almost 2000 years, an essential chapter in the history of China was missing. The second and first centuries B.C. were a critical period - they saw the birth and development of the new Chinese Empire and its earliest expansion and acquisition of…

  • Forming the Early Chinese Court

    Forming the Early Chinese Court
    av Luke Habberstad

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295742397

    Forming the Early Chinese Court builds on new directions in comparative studies of royal courts in the ancient world to present a pioneering study of early Chinese court culture. Rejecting divides between literary, political, and administrative text…

  • Forming the Early Chinese Court

    Forming the Early Chinese Court
    av Luke Habberstad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295742601

    Forming the Early Chinese Court builds on new directions in comparative studies of royal courts in the ancient world to present a pioneering study of early Chinese court culture. Rejecting divides between literary, political, and administrative text…

  • The Politics of the Past in Early China

    The Politics of the Past in Early China
    av Vincent S. Leung

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108425728

    Why did the past matter so greatly in ancient China? How did it matter and to whom? This is an innovative study of how the past was implicated in the long transition of power in early China, as embodied by the decline of the late Bronze Age aristocr…

  • The Search for Immortality

    The Search for Immortality

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300184341

    The Han dynasty was the first to forge a stable empire governing all of China. It ruled during a golden age that shaped much of the nation's cultural history and development. In an effort to preserve their legacy of beauty and power, the Han created…

  • Secrets of the Terracotta Army

    Secrets of the Terracotta Army
    av Michael Capek

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476599267

    Dig through the fields of the far East to unearth the huge clay army of Chinas first emperor. Why were the thousands of life sized statues built? How were they designed with such intricate detail? Travel along with scientists to find out how the Ter…