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Title The Cambridge history of ancient China : from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C. / edited by Michael Loewe and Edward L. Shaughnessy
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999

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Description xxix, 1148 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge histories online
Contents 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 B.C. / Lothar von Falkenhausen -- 8. The Spring and Autumn Period / Cho-yun Hsu -- 9. Warring States: Political History / Mark Edward Lewis -- 10. The Art and Architecture of the Warring States Period / Wu Hung -- 11. The Classical Philosophical Writings / David Shepherd 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
Summary In The Cambridge History of Ancient China, fourteen leading scholars provide a survey of the cultural, intellectual, political, and institutional developments of pre-imperial China (from the beginnings of civilization to 221 B.C.)
Notes Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 1033-1112) and index
Notes English
Subject China -- History -- To 221 B.C
China -- Antiquities.
China -- Civilization -- To 221 B.C.
China -- History -- To 221 B.C.
Author Loewe, Michael.
Shaughnessy, Edward L., 1952-
LC no. 97033203
ISBN 0521470307
ABBREV TI CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF ANCIENT CHINA
FROM THE ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATION TO 221 BC
Other Titles Ancient China : from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C
OTHER TI Cambridge histories online