Table of contents for The Cambridge history of ancient China : from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C. / edited by Michael Loewe and Edward L. Shaughnessy.


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Introduction
Calendar and chronology
Geography and climate
1. China on the eve of the historical period
2. Language and writing
3. Shang archaeology
4. The Shang: China's first historical dynasty
5. Western Zhou history
6. Western Zhou archaeology
7. The waning of the Bronze Age: material culture and social developments, 770-481 BC
8. The Spring and Autumn period
9. Warring States: the political history
10. The art and architecture of the Warring States period
11. The classical philosophical writings
12. Warring states: natural philosophy and occult thought
13. The Northern Frontier in pre-Imperial China
14. The heritage left to the Empires.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: China History To 221 B, C, China Civilization To 221 B, C, China Antiquities