This book covers Chinese archaeology from the first people to the unification of the empire, emphasizing cultural variations and interregional contact.Do we see a systematic destruction of sites, the total replacement of artifact styles and techniques, or a ... Thanks to scientific methodology, there is currently little doubt that transmissions through trade, sometime across vast distances, took place between human societies as early as the Neolithic period, if not earlier ( Ren- frew and Bahn 1996: 335a56). ... thus a focus on trade can help archaeologists escape some of the inherent biases and political implications of migration studies.
|Title||:||The Archaeology of Early China|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2015-01-26|