Archaeology

Luo Yunbing 罗运兵. The Domestication, Raising and Ritual Use of Pigs in Ancient China 《中国古代猪类驯化、饲养与仪式性使用》. Beijing: Science Press 北京:科学出版社,2017. Reviewed by Wang Yifan (Shandong University; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) As one of the earliest and most...More
Xu Hong 许宏 . The Tradition of Non-fortified Primary Capitals in Early China (大都无城­­中国古都的动态解读). Beijing: Sanlian Publishing House 三联书店, 2016. Reviewed by Ge Yun (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) Urbanization is one of the...More
Lee Hansang 이한상. A Study on the Regional Ruling System of Baekje Shown from the Granting of Ornaments (장신구 사여체제로 본 백제의 지방지배). Seoul: Sŏgyŏng Munhwasa (서경문화사), 2009. Reviewed by Park Jiyoung (Ph.D. candidate, Department of Archaeology and Art history, Seoul National University) The luxurious...More
Ji Ping and Tang Chung (吉平、邓聪) eds. Hamin Jades (哈民玉器研究) . Zhonghua Book Company 中华书局, November 2018. Reviewed by Yadi Wen (Ph.D. candidate, Chinese University of Hong Kong; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19) Hamin, located in Inner Mongolia, northeast China, is...More
Kabata Shigeru. Teotihuacan: Birth and decline of the “birthplace of the gods” (テオティワカン-「神々の都」の誕生と衰退-)Tokyo: Yuzankaku, 2019. Reviewed by Yagi Hiroaki (Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Fellow in the Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program, 2018-19) Teotihuacan is one of the most studied sites...More
Kwak Jong Chul and Lee Jin Ju. Layers in Archaeological Sites: Theory, Interpretation, and Practice . 고고학에서의 층: 이론, 해석, 적용. Seoul: Sahoepyeongnon (The social review) 사회평론, 2012. Reviewed by Youngbae Ji (Mesoamerica Archaeology Training Program Fellow) This book describes stratigraphy—an essential...More
Han Jianye (韩建业). Early China: The Making of the Chinese Cultural Sphere 《早期中国:中国文化圈的形成和发展》. Shanghai: Shanghai Ancient Works Publishing House (上海:上海古籍出版社), 2015. Reviewed by Yifan Wang , Shandong University The origin and formation of Chinese civilization has always been a key topic attracting the...More
Ichikawa Akira (市川彰). In the shadow of the great cities of Mesoamerica: A perspective from the periphery 『古代メソアメリカ周縁史-大都市の盛衰と大噴火のはざまで-』 Keisuisha (渓水社), 2017. Reviewed by Hiroaki Yagi , Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, Harvard-Yenching Institute The importance of the role...More
Lee Sungjoo (이성주). Technological innovation and production system of ceramic: interpreting Proto-Three Kingdoms period ceramic assemblages of Youngnam province (토기제작의 기술혁신과 생산체계: 원삼국시대 영남지역의 토기유물군과 그 변화에 대한 해석). Seoul: Hagyon Munhwasa (학연문화사), 2014. Reviewed by Park, Jiyoung (Ph.D. candidate,...More
Tang Chung 鄧聰. Archaeological Excavation of Prehistoric Lapidary Workshop in Hac Sa, Macau, China 《澳門黑沙玉石作坊》. Macau: Instituto para os Assuntos Cívicos e Municipais 澳門特別行政區民政總署文化康體部, 2013. Reviewed by Wen Yadi (Ph.D. candidate, Chinese University of Hong Kong; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training...More
Xu Hong 许宏. What makes China China ? An Overview of the Central Plains around 2000 B.C. (First Edition) (何以中国:公元前2000年的中原图景(第一版)). Beijing: Sanlian Publishing House , 2014. Reviewed by Ge Yun (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; HYI Mesoamerican Archaeology Training Program Visiting Fellow, 2018-19...More
Yang Yong 杨勇. A Study on Archaeological Cultures in the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau from the Warring States Period to the Han Dynasty 战国秦汉时期云贵高原考古学文化研究. Beijing: Science Press 北京:科学出版社,2011. Reviewed by HE Qi (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology, Yunnan University, China; HYI Indian Studies in China Visiting...More

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