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  • 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 Puyo, 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 nor…

  • Sources of Western Zhou History

    Sources of Western Zhou History
    av Edward L. Shaughnessy

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520070288

    The thousands of ritual bronze vessels discovered by China's archaeologists serve as the major documentary source for the Western Zhou dynasty (1045-771 B.C.). These vessels contain long inscriptions full of detail on subjects as diverse as the mili…

  • 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…

  • Lithic Production and Early Urbanism in China A case study of the lithic production  at the Neolithic Taosi Site (ca. 2500-1900BCE)

    Lithic Production and Early Urbanism in China A case study of the lithic production at the Neolithic Taosi Site (ca. 2500-1900BCE)
    av Shaodong Zhai

    Övrigt - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781407309767

    This work investigates the contribution of economic activity to Chinese early urbanization, through a case study of the lithic production at the Neolithic Taosi site in Shanxi, China (c. 2500-1900BCE). The analysis is based on information collected…

  • Ancient China and its Enemies

    Ancient China and its Enemies
    av Nicola Di Cosmo

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521770644

    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 exploring h…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • These Bones Shall Rise Again

    These Bones Shall Rise Again
    av David N. Keightley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781438447469

  • 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…

  • The Great Wall

    The Great Wall
    av Amie Jane Leavitt

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781624693540

  • 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…

  • Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Chinese

    Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Chinese
    av Heather C. Hudak

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780778749400

  • The Urban Life of the Yuan Dynasty

    The Urban Life of the Yuan Dynasty
    av Baoliang Chen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844643554

    After the establishment of the Yuan Dynasty in China (1206) the Yuan rulers moved their capital to Dadu (modern Beijing) where they attempted to retain their traditional nomadic lifestyle. This book reveals the extraordinary changes Dadu (and other…

  • 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…

  • Dragon Bones

    Dragon Bones
    av Jan Fries

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781905297627

  • Ancient China

    Ancient China
    av Jane Shuter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781484636459

    Through archeological excavations and artifacts, readers get the real story of life in ancient civilizations including common experiences for children and adults, as well as comparisons between the lives of different societal classes. Each book expl…

  • Tools and Treasures of Ancient China

    Tools and Treasures of Ancient China
    av Candice Ransom

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467723800

  • 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…

  • 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 Grand Scribe's Records, Volume VIII

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

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253340283

    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…

  • Ancient China: An Interactive History Adventure

    Ancient China: An Interactive History Adventure
    av Terry Collins

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781429647786

    Delve into fascinating time periods This series allows readers to explore different times and places in history from different perspectives. The narrative format, suspenseful action, and path navigation keep readers reading

  • The Intercultural Weaving of Historical Texts: Chinese and European Stories about Emperor Ku and His Concubines

    The Intercultural Weaving of Historical Texts: Chinese and European Stories about Emperor Ku and His Concubines
    av Nicolas Standaert

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789004316157

    The European view on history was shaken to its foundations when missionaries in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries discovered that Chinese history was older than European and Biblical history. With an analysis of the Chinese, Manchu and Europe…

  • 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…

  • Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138775916

    The study of early China has been radically transformed over the past fifty years by archaeological discoveries, including both textual and non-textual artefacts. Excavations of settlements and tombs have demonstrated that most people did not lead t…

  • 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…

  • Records of the Historian

    Records of the Historian

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231033213

  • China's Cultural Relics

    China's Cultural Relics
    av Li Li

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521186568

    China is the birthplace of one of the world's most ancient civilisations and an immense quantity and variety of cultural relics have been preserved on China's vast territory. Utilising a wealth of archaeological evidence, China's Cultural Relics pro…

  • 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…

  • You Are There! Ancient China 305 BC

    You Are There! Ancient China 305 BC
    av Curtis Slepian

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493836017

  • The Making of the Tuoba Northern Wei

    The Making of the Tuoba Northern Wei
    av Chin-Yin Tseng

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781407311883

    The Tuoba's success in the development of the Northern Wei as a conquest dynasty in fifth-century northern China is demonstrated as a result of their ability to cross between the traditions and practices of the Chinese sphere and those of the Eurasi…

  • Leadership Strategies, Economic Activity, and Interregional Interaction

    Leadership Strategies, Economic Activity, and Interregional Interaction

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441933140

    An attempt to render Chinese archaeology more accessible to Western readers through a detailed case study of approximately 16,000 years of cultural development in northeastern China. The author addresses prehistoric sociopolitical processes in the D…

  • Chinese Civilization in the Making, 1766-221 BC

    Chinese Civilization in the Making, 1766-221 BC
    av Jun Li

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333618905

    This book provides a fresh interpretation of how Chinese civilization was created and transformed in the process of its early formation (1766-221 BC). It describes the principal features of that civilization which had a profound impact on the later…

  • The Hongshan Papers

    The Hongshan Papers
    av Sarah M Nelson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781407312538

  • Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai

    Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai
    av Esther Jacobson-Tepfer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589482326

    Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai is an atlas that examines the distribution of ancient surface archaeological discoveries within the mountainous region of northwestern Mongolia. For thousands of years, this region was inhabited by hu…

  • 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…

  • Terracotta Army

    Terracotta Army
    av Li Jian

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230567

    A richly illustrated book featuring recent revelations about China's first emperor, Ying Zheng, and his famous burial site containing an army of life-size terracotta soldiers and other artifacts First discovered by a farmer in 1974, the burial site…

  • Early Paleolithic Technology in Eastern and Southern Asia

    Early Paleolithic Technology in Eastern and Southern Asia
    av Jian Leng

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841711690

  • 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…