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  • 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…

  • The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume VIII

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

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253043276

    The 16 chapters translated herein continue the biographies of individuals in pre-Han China presented in volume seven of The Grand Scribe's Records. The reader is introduced to the major supporters and rivals of the founders of the Han Dynasty: the g…

  • The Dawn of Tibet

    The Dawn of Tibet
    av John Vincent Bellezza

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442234611

    This unique book reveals the existence of an advanced civilization where none was known before, presenting an entirely new perspective on the culture and history of Tibet. In his groundbreaking study of an epic period in Tibet few people even knew e…

  • Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn

    Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn
    av Zhongshu Dong

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231169325

    The Spring and Autumn (Chunqiu) is a chronicle kept by the dukes of the state of Lu from 722 to 481 B.C.E. Luxuriant Gems of the "Spring and Autumn" (Chunqiu fanlu) follows the interpretations of the Gongyang Commentary, whose transmitters sought to…

  • Hidden Army: Clay Soldiers of Ancient China

    Hidden Army: Clay Soldiers of Ancient China
    av Jane O'Connor

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780448455808

    For more than two thousand years, a secret army of life-size terra-cotta soldiers lay buried underground in China. But in 1974, some farmers digging a well discovered the first of what turned out to be an army of more than 7,000. Who made them? And…

  • Facing the Monarch

    Facing the Monarch

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674726710

    In the popular consciousness, manipulative speech pervades politicized discourse, and the eloquence of politicians is seen as invariably rooted in cunning and prevarication. Rhetorical flourishes are thus judged corruptive of the substance of politi…

  • Division to Unification in Imperial China

    Division to Unification in Imperial China
    av Jing Liu

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781611720303

    Who founded China? Are Chinese people religious? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time? The Understanding China Through Comics series answers these questions and more.Division to Unification in Imperial China is series volume two.…

  • The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume X

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

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253019318

    In The Grand Scribe's Records: Volume X, readers can follow Ssu-ma Qian's depiction of the later years of the reign of Emperor Wu of the Han (r. 140-87 BC). The volume begins with four chapters describing the Han's attempts to subdue states north, e…

  • Ancient Central China

    Ancient Central China
    av Rowan K. Flad

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521727662

    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) thr…

  • Ancient Central China

    Ancient Central China
    av Rowan K. Flad

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521899000

    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) thr…

  • The Stele Inscriptions of Ch'in Shih-huang

    The Stele Inscriptions of Ch'in Shih-huang
    av Martin Kern

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780940490154

  • Cross Culture and Faith

    Cross Culture and Faith
    av Linfu Dong

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802038692

    James Mellon Menzies (1885-1957) was a Canadian engineer, Presbyterian missionary, and archaeologist active in China in the 1920s and 1930s. In a tradition that saw archaeology as a means of gathering artefacts for the collections of Western museums…

  • The Great Wall of China

    The Great Wall of China
    av Leonard Everett Fisher

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780689801785

  • Zhou History Unearthed: The Bamboo Manuscript Xinian and Early Chinese Historiography

    Zhou History Unearthed: The Bamboo Manuscript Xinian and Early Chinese Historiography
    av Yuri Pines

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231196628

    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…

  • Legends of the Warring States

    Legends of the Warring States

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892641291

    This volume of selections and commentary by the premier Western translator and interpreter of the Chan-kuo Ts'econtains all of the author's favourite pieces. It also features more complete warring states narratives, the "romances"--persuasions of fo…

  • Chinese Archaeological Abstracts, 2

    Chinese Archaeological Abstracts, 2

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780917956553

    An account of the remarkable decade of Chinese archaeology from 1972 to 1981, as abstracted from Chinese journals. Volume 2, Prehistoric to Western Zhou, contains abstracts of over 110 articles describing excavations at sites ranging from Paleolithi…

  • The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China

    The Ancient Highlands of Southwest China
    av Alice Yao

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199367344

    Although long considered to be a barren region on the periphery of ancient Chinese civilization, the southwest massif was once the political heartland of numerous Bronze Age kingdoms. Their distinctive material tradition-intricately cast bronze kett…

  • The Terra-Cotta Army

    The Terra-Cotta Army
    av Emily Rose Oachs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781644870709

  • The Emperor's Silent Army: Terracotta Warriors of Ancient China

    The Emperor's Silent Army: Terracotta Warriors of Ancient China
    av Jane O'Connor

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780670035120

    Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.

  • The Great Wall of China

    The Great Wall of China
    av Rebecca Stanborough

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491481974

    This title explores and explains how the Great Wall of China was built. The wall's construction is described in terms of the engineering process. The book explores why the wall was built and describes the design stages and technologies used during c…

  • The Great Wall of China

    The Great Wall of China
    av Rebecca Stanborough

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491482018

    This title explores and explains how the Great Wall of China was built. The wall's construction is described in terms of the engineering process. The book explores why the wall was built and describes the design stages and technologies used during c…

  • Daily Life in Shang Dynasty China

    Daily Life in Shang Dynasty China
    av Lori Hile

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781484625798

    This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Shang Dynasty China. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, map…

  • Emperor Qin's Terra-Cotta Army

    Emperor Qin's Terra-Cotta Army
    av Diane Bailey

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781624032325

    Every new and groundbreaking archaeological discovery refines our understanding of human history. This title examines the exploration and study of Emperor Qin's terra-cotta army. The book explores the mausoleum's creation, traces its discovery and s…

  • Past Human Migrations in East Asia

    Past Human Migrations in East Asia

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415399234

    The study of the prehistory of East Asia is developing very rapidly. In uncovering the story of the flows of human migration that constituted the peopling of East Asia there exists widespread debate about the nature of evidence and the tools for cor…

  • The Decline of Ancient Chinese Civilization

    The Decline of Ancient Chinese Civilization
    av Marty Gitlin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477789247

  • The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume V.1

    The Grand Scribe's Records, Volume V.1
    av Ssu-ma Ch'ien

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253039569

    With Part I of the two-part fifth volume of Ssu-ma Ch'ien's Shi chi (The Grand Scribe's Records), we enter the world of the shih chia or "hereditary houses." These ten chapters trace the history of China's first states, from their establishment in t…

  • The Jiankang Empire in Chinese and World History

    The Jiankang Empire in Chinese and World History
    av Andrew Chittick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190937546

    This work offers a sweeping re-assessment of the Jiankang Empire (3rd-6th centuries CE), known as the Chinese "Southern Dynasties." It shows how, although one of the medieval world's largest empires, Jiankang has been rendered politically invisible…

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China: Discover the History of Imperial China from the Great Wall to the Days of the La

    DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient China: Discover the History of Imperial China from the Great Wall to the Days of the La
    av Arthur Cotterell

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780756613822

    A spectacular and informative guide to the history of the great Chinese empire and the customs and traditions of its people. Stunning real-life photographs and lifelike models offer a unique eyewitness view of life in imperial China, from its earlie…

  • Pan Chao

    Pan Chao

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892641505

    First published in 1932, this book is perhaps the earliest work by an American scholar on a Chinese woman intellectual. Nancy Lee Swann presents a sketch of the Eastern Han period when Pan lived and wrote, of her family background, and of the litera…

  • The Great Wall of China

    The Great Wall of China
    av Leonard Everett Fisher

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780027352207

  • Ts'ao P'i Transcendent

    Ts'ao P'i Transcendent
    av Howard L. Goodman

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780966630008

    Analyses the foundation of the San-kuo Wei Dynasty by Ts'ao P'i in 220 CE, using the main historical accounts, a wide range of religious and philosophical writings, epigraphical records, and above all, the records contained in the commentaries to Ch…

  • Records of the Grand Historian

    Records of the Grand Historian
    av Qian Sima, Burton Watson, Qian Sima

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081672

    This second volume of the history of the Han dynasty consists of chapters dealing principally with the reign of Emperor Wu, one of the most energetic and strong-willed of China's Rulers. Here the historian is chronicling events he has witnessed and…

  • Ancient China

    Ancient China
    av Emily Rose Oachs

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781618918581

  • The Establishment of the Han Empire and Imperial China

    The Establishment of the Han Empire and Imperial China
    av Grant R. Hardy

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313325885

    Examines the Han empire from political, geographical, material, and cultural perspectives.

  • Worlds of Bronze and Bamboo

    Worlds of Bronze and Bamboo
    av Grant Hardy

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231113045

    Sima Qian (c. 100 B.C.E.) was China's first historian-he was known as Grand Astrologer at the court of Emperor Wu during the Han dynasty-and, along with Confucius and the First Emperor of Qin, was one of the creators of imperial China. His Shiji (pu…

  • Ban Gu's History of Early China

    Ban Gu's History of Early China
    av Anthony E Clark

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604975611

  • The Collapse of China's Later Han Dynasty, 25-220 CE

    The Collapse of China's Later Han Dynasty, 25-220 CE
    av Wicky W. K. Tse

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138692398

    In the Later Han period the region covering the modern provinces of Gansu, southern Ningxia, eastern Qinghai, northern Sichuan, and western Shaanxi, was a porous frontier zone between the Chinese regimes and their Central Asian neighbours, not fully…

  • Shih-Shuo Hsin-Yu

    Shih-Shuo Hsin-Yu

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892641550

    Shih-shuo hsin-yu: A New Account of Tales of the World, compiled by Liu I-ch'ing (403-444), is a collection of anecdotes, short conversations, and pithy observations on personalities who lived in China between about 150 and 420 A.D. In its own time,…

  • Han Agriculture

    Han Agriculture
    av Cho-yun Hsu

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295956763

  • A Patterned Past

    A Patterned Past
    av David Schaberg

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674008618

    In this comprehensive study of the rhetoric, narrative patterns, and intellectual content of the Zuozhuan and Guoyu, David Schaberg reads these two collections of historical anecdotes as traces of a historiographical practice that flourished around…

  • Copper and Bronze Metallurgy in Late Prehistoric Xinjiang

    Copper and Bronze Metallurgy in Late Prehistoric Xinjiang
    av Colin Renfrew

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841710686

  • Han Material Culture

    Han Material Culture
    av Sophia-Karin Psarras

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107069220

    Han Material Culture is an analysis of Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) Chinese archaeology based on a comparison of the forms of vessels found in positively dated tombs. The resultant chronological framework allows for the cross dating of tombs across C…

  • Cherishing Antiquity

    Cherishing Antiquity
    av Olivia Milburn

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674726680

    Cherishing Antiquity describes the commemoration within Chinese literature and culture of the southern kingdom of Wu, which collapsed in 473 BCE. The sudden rise and tragic fall of Wu within the space of just over one century would inspire numerous…

  • The Rise of the Chinese Empire v. 1; Nation, State, and Imperialism in Early China, Ca. 1600 B.C.-A.D. 8

    The Rise of the Chinese Empire v. 1; Nation, State, and Imperialism in Early China, Ca. 1600 B.C.-A.D. 8
    av Chun-shu Chang

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472115334

    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…

  • Records of the Grand Historian

    Records of the Grand Historian
    av Qian Sima, Burton Watson, Sima Qian

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081696

    Sima Qian (145?-90? BCE) was the first major Chinese historian. His Shiji, or Records of the Grand Historian, documents the history of China and its neighboring countries from the ancient past to his own time. These three volumes cover the Qin and H…

  • Landscape and Power in Early China

    Landscape and Power in Early China
    av Li Feng

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521852722

    The ascendancy of the Western Zhou in Bronze Age China, 1045-771 BC, was a critical period in the development of Chinese civilisation and culture. This book addresses the complex relationship between geography and political power in the context of t…

  • Buried Ideas

    Buried Ideas
    av Sarah Allan

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781438457772

  • Studies in Chinese Archaeology

    Studies in Chinese Archaeology
    av Te-k'un Cheng

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789622012615

    ?This volume comprises nine articles that fall into three categories: general survey of Chinese archaeology as well as the author's visit to Tom Harrison's field work in Sarawak in 1966; field reports on archaeological sites in Fujian and Sichuan; a…

  • Modeling Peace: Royal Tombs and Political Ideology in Early China

    Modeling Peace: Royal Tombs and Political Ideology in Early China
    av Jie Shi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231191029

    Among hundreds of thousands of ancient graves and tombs excavated to date in China, the Mancheng site stands out for its unparalleled complexity and richness. It features juxtaposed burials of the first king and queen of the Zhongshan kingdom (dated…

  • The Emergence of Civilizational Consciousness in Early China

    The Emergence of Civilizational Consciousness in Early China
    av Uffe Bergeton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138344099

    This book provides a conceptual history of the emergence of civilizational consciousness in early China. Focusing on how words are used in pre-Qin (before 221 BCE) texts to construct identities and negotiate relationships between a 'civilised self'…

  • Rome and China

    Rome and China

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195336900

    Two thousand years ago, up to one-half of the human species was contained within two political systems, the Roman empire in western Eurasia (centered on the Mediterranean Sea) and the Han empire in eastern Eurasia (centered on the great North China…

  • Peace and Peril: Sima Qian's Portrayal of Han-Xiongnu Relations

    Peace and Peril: Sima Qian's Portrayal of Han-Xiongnu Relations
    av Jonathan Markley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782503530833

    Emperor Wu is generally recognized as the greatest ruler of the Han Dynasty, and his wars against the steppe warrior Xiongnu as one of his greatest undertakings. To the chief narrator of these events, ancient Chinese historian Sima Qian, the turning…