Far East Archaeology & History (China, Japan, Korea)

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  1. Memory and Agency in Ancient China: Shaping the Life History of Objects

    Memory and Agency in Ancient China: Shaping the Life History of Objects [Hardback]

    Francis Allard (Editor); Yan Sun (Editor); Kathryn M Linduff (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108472579
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Memory and Agency in Ancient China offers a novel perspective on China's material culture. The volume explores the complex 'life histories' of selected objects, whose trajectories as ginle objects ('biographies') and object types ('lineages') cut ... .... Learn More
  2. The Compassionate Bodhisattva

    The Compassionate Bodhisattva: Unique Southeast Asian images of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara [Paperback]

    Sofia Sundström (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9789088906176
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    Southeast Asia has a long history with Buddhism that continues to the present day. Centuries ago, Buddhism spread to various areas of Southeast Asia, where some of the greatest Buddhist images and monuments were produced over 1,000 years ago. Thes... .... Learn More
  3. The Compassionate Bodhisattva

    The Compassionate Bodhisattva: Unique Southeast Asian images of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara [Hardback]

    Sofia Sundström (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9789088906183
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Southeast Asia has a long history with Buddhism that continues to the present day. Centuries ago, Buddhism spread to various areas of Southeast Asia, where some of the greatest Buddhist images and monuments were produced over 1,000 years ago. Thes... .... Learn More
  4. Liangzhu Culture: Society, Belief and Art in Neolithic China

    Liangzhu Culture: Society, Belief and Art in Neolithic China [Hardback]

    Bin Liu (Editor); Qin Ling (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781138557406
    Published by : Routledge
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    The Liangzhu culture (5,300-4,300 cal B.P.) 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, the Liangzhu Site Complex is considered o... .... Learn More
  5. Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums

    Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums [Hardback]

    Jenny F. So (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780300237023
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    From personal ornamentation to funerary practice, from palace decoration to private devotion, jade has played a major role in Chinese social, cultural, and political life for millennia. Exploring the history of this revered stone through the estee... .... Learn More
  6. Burial Mounds in Europe and Japan

    Burial Mounds in Europe and Japan [Paperback]

    Thomas Knopf (Editor); Werner Steinhaus (Editor); Shin'ya Fukunaga (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £32.50

    ISBN: 9781789690071
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Burial Mounds in Europe and Japan brings together specialists of the European Bronze and Iron Age and the Japanese Yayoi and Kofun periods for the first time to discuss burial mounds in a comparative context. The book aims to strengthen knowledge ... .... Learn More
  7. Angkor and the Khmer Civilization

    Angkor and the Khmer Civilization [Hardback]

    Michael D. Coe (Author); Damian Evans (Author)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9780500052105
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
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    The ancient city of Angkor in Cambodia has fascinated scholars and visitors alike since its rediscovery in the mid-19th century. All are wonderstruck by the beauty and multiplicity of the sculptures that adorn its temples and structures and are ov... .... Learn More
  8. Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History [Hardback]

    Paul R. Goldin (Editor)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9781138775916
    Published by : Routledge
    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... .... Learn More
  9. Social Memory and State Formation in Early China

    Social Memory and State Formation in Early China [Hardback]

    Min Li (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781107141452
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    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 dev... .... Learn More
  10. Violence, Kinship and the Early Chinese State: The Shang and their World

    Violence, Kinship and the Early Chinese State: The Shang and their World [Hardback]

    Roderick Campbell (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107197619
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Situated between myth and history, the Shang has been hailed both as China's first historical dynasty and as one of the world's primary civilizations. This book is an up-to-date synthesis of the archaeological, palaeographic and transmitted textua... .... Learn More

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