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The People Between the Rivers: The Rise and Fall of a Bronze Drum Culture, 200-750 CE

Catherine Churchman
Format
Book
Published
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Language
English
Series
Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
ISBN
9781442258600, 1442258608, 9781442258617
Summary
"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.
Contents
  • A note on transcription and referencing systems
  • Chinese dynasties
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Conclusion
  • Glossary.
Description
xvii, 247 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-232) and index.
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