The people between the rivers the rise and fall of a bronze drum culture, 200-750 CE (Book, 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:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 :
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Churchman, Catherine, 1975- author. People between the rivers. Lanham .
Rowman et Littlefield, [2016]
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Churchman
ISBN: 9781442258600 1442258608 9781442258617 1442258616
OCLC Number: 962730318
Description: 247 Seiten cm
Contents: List of Maps and Tables AcknowledgementsNote on Transcription and Referencing SystemsTable of Chinese Dynasties Introduction Chapter One: Digging up DrumsChapter Two: The Two Rivers and the Lands Between-a Geographical OutlineChapter Three: Why are the Li and Lao?-The shifting meanings of EthnonymsChapter Four: 'Masters of their Small Domains'-Local and Imported Traditions of Leadership Chapter Five: 'To Overawe the Li and Lao'-Attempts at Military ConquestChapter Six: Gold, Silver, Snakes and Slaves: Highland-Lowland Trade RelationsChapter Seven: 'Last of the Bronze Drum Chiefs'-The Rise and Fall of the Great FamiliesConclusion GlossaryBibliography
Series Title: Asia / Pacific/perspectives
Responsibility: Catherine Churchman

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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

"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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