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Landscape and Power in Early China: The Crisis and Fall of the Western Zhou, 1045-771 BC

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The Bronze Age state of the Western Zhou represented a ground-breaking period in Chinese culture and civilization. This book addresses the complex relationship between geography and political power within the context of the crisis and fall of that state between 1045SH771 B.C. Drawing on the latest archaeological discoveries, the book shows how inscribed bronze vessels can ...more
Hardcover, 405 pages
Published September 4th 2006 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 2006)
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An excellent look at the interaction between early Central Asian powers and the Western Zhou dynasty, with a focus on geographical factors influencing Zhou state development.
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