The people between the rivers : the rise and fall of a bronze drum culture, 200-750 CE (eBook, 2016) [University of Washington Libraries]
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The people between the rivers : the rise and fall of a bronze drum culture, 200-750 CE

The people between the rivers : the rise and fall of a bronze drum culture, 200-750 CE

Author: Catherine Churchman
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Series: Asia/Pacific/perspectives.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presents a history of the societies in the south of China known variously as Li and Lao who lived in the lands between the Red and Pearl Rivers in the first millennium CE, a period in which they produced the largest collection of bronze kettledrums known in the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Churchman, Catherine, 1975- author.
People between the rivers
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
(DLC) 2016017187
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Churchman
ISBN: 9781442258617 1442258616
OCLC Number: 948670468
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: A note on transcription and referencing systems --
List of the Chinese dynasties --
Digging up drums --
The Two Rivers and the lands between : a geographical outline --
Why are the Li and Lao? : the shifting meanings of ethnonyms --
"Masters of their small domains" : local and imported traditions of leadership --
"To overawe the Li and Lao" : attempts at military conquest --
Gold, silver, snakes, and slaves : highland-lowland trade relations --
Last of the bronze drum chiefs : the rise and fall of the great families --
Glossary.
Series Title: Asia/Pacific/perspectives.
Responsibility: Catherine Churchman.

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"Presents a history of the societies in the south of China known variously as Li and Lao who lived in the lands between the Red and Pearl Rivers in the first millennium CE, a period in which they produced the largest collection of bronze kettledrums known in the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Churchman provides a careful, compelling, and much-needed account of an oft-neglected region in both Chinese history and recent Vietnamese nationalist history. Churchman criticizes in passing the Read more...

 
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