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

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  1. The Four Great Temples

    The Four Great Temples: Buddhist Art, Archaeology, and Icons of Seventh-century Japan [Hardback]

    Donald F. McCallum (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.50

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    ISBN: 9780824831141
    Published by : University of Hawai'i Press
    Few periods in Japanese history are more fascinating than the seventh century. This was the period when Buddhism experienced its initial flowering in the country and the time when Asukadera, Kudara Odera, Kawaradera, and Yakushiji (the "Four Great... .... Learn More
  2. Chairman Mao Badges

    Chairman Mao Badges: Symbols and Slogans of the Cultural Revolution [Paperback]

    Helen Wang (Author)


    ISBN: 9780861591695
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 169
    Millions of Chairman Mao badges were produced during China's Cultural Revolution, and were worn by almost all Chinese people, from Premier Zhou Enlai down to the smallest child. Made in a wide variety of materials (aluminium, plastic, bamboo, p... .... Learn More
  3. The Landscape of Words

    The Landscape of Words: Stone Inscriptions from Early and Medieval China [Hardback]

    Robert E. Harrist (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780295987286
    Published by : University of Washington Press
    In this fascinating and meticulously researched book on the Chinese landscape as a medium for literary inscription, Robert E. Harrist Jr. focuses on the period prior to the eighth century C.E. to demonstrate that the significance of inscriptions o... .... Learn More
  4. Dragon Sea

    Dragon Sea [Paperback]

    Frank Pope (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780156033299
    Published by : Harvest Books
    A gripping retelling of the attempt to salvage a cargo of fifteenth century porcelain from the wreck of the Hoi An junk off the coast of Vietnam. Frank Pope who acted as archaeological manager describes the characters involved in the expedition, l... .... Learn More
  5. The Formation of Chinese Civilization

    The Formation of Chinese Civilization: An Archaeological Prespective [Hardback]

    Sarah Allan (Editor); Xu Pingfang (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780300093827
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This is a survey of China's archaeological remains, in the process rewriting the early history of the world's most enduring civilization. Scholars from China and America show how archaeological evidence proves that Chinese culture did not spre... .... Learn More
  6. Excavation of Khok Phanom Di, 7

    Excavation of Khok Phanom Di, 7: Summary and Conclusions [Hardback]

    R. Thosarat (Author); Charles Higham (Author)


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    ISBN: 9780854312825
    Published by : Society of Antiquaries of London
    Series: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London
    Volume: LXXII
    This is the final volume in the series. The volume summarises and synthesises the material from this remarkable site, and considers its place in the wider context of Southeast Asian prehistory. .... Learn More
  7. William Gowland

    William Gowland: The Father of Japanese Archaeology [Hardback]

    Victor Harris (Author); Kazuo Goto (Author)


    ISBN: 9780714124209
    Published by : British Museum Press
    During his stay in Japan as one of the foreign technicians employed to aid the Westernization and industrialization of Japan, William Gowland (1842-1922) conducted the first truly accurate scientific surveys of burial mounds ( kofun ) of the 3r... .... Learn More
  8. Gu Kaizhi and the Admonitions Scroll

    Gu Kaizhi and the Admonitions Scroll [Hardback]

    Shane McCausland (Author)


    ISBN: 9780714124148
    Published by : British Museum Press
    This volume contains twenty-one fully illustrated papers by contributors to an international colloquium held in June 2001, jointly organised by the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art and the British Museum. It constitutes full publication... .... Learn More
  9. The Language of Adornment

    The Language of Adornment: Chinese Ornaments of Jade, Crystal, Amber and Glass from the Neolithic Period to the Qing Dynasty [Hardback]

    Filippo Salviati (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9782951883604
    Published by : Myrna Meyers
    From the very earliest manifestations of civilization in China in the late Neolithic period, a strictly organized political and social hierarchy was in place. Within such a society, the position of individuals was defined through social codes and ... .... Learn More
  10. Imperial China

    Imperial China: The Art of The Horse in Chinese History [Paperback]

    Bill Cooke (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781564690715
    Published by : Kentucky Horse Park
    This exhibition catalogue contains numerous plates and illustrations, plus a timeline and a useful introduction to the horse in Chinese art and history. .... Learn More

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