Archaeology

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
Wang Hui王輝. Bronze inscriptions of the Shang and Zhou dynasties 商周金文. (Wenwu chubanshe文物出版社, 2006). Reviewed by Huang Jie (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, Wuhan University) As a scholar of Chinese paleography, I would like to recommend Shang Zhou Jinwen 商周金文 (Bronze inscriptions of the...More
Fang Hui, Anne Underhill, Gary Feinman, Linda Nicholas, Luan Fengshi, Yu Haiguang, and Cai Fengshu, eds. Archaeological report of regional systematic surveys in southeast Shandong 《鲁东南沿海地区系统考古调查报告》 Beijing: Cultural Relics Press, 2012. Reviewed by Qian Yang ( PhD Candidate, Shandong University,...More
Wang Mingke 王明珂. On Chinese Borderlands: Historical Memory and Ethnic Identity 《华夏边缘:历史记忆与族群认同》. Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, 2006. Reviewed by YANG Qian (PhD student, Shandong University; HYI Visiting Fellow) Previous anthropologists usually treated language, phenotypic traits, and...More
The early Holocene archaeobotanical record from the Zhangmatun site situated at the northern edge of the Shandong Highlands, China (Guiyun Jin, Pavel E. Tarasov, Xinghua Wang, Wenwan Wu, and Xiaohong Wu) Full paper [PDF]More
Research on the Zhou Dynasty Burials of the Haidai Region (海岱地区周代墓葬研究), by Wang Qin (Jinan: Shandong daxue chubanshe, 2002, 218 pages). Reviewed by Qiaowei Wei (PhD Candidate, Shandong University; HYI Visiting Fellow) As the most important area for Chinese archaeological research, the Haidai region...More
Yueshi Culture ( 岳石文化 ), by Fang Hui (Jinan: Shandong renmin chubanshe, 2004, 118 pages). Reviewed by Qiaowei Wei (PhD. Candidate, Shandong University; HYI Visiting Fellow) Among various archaeological cultures found in the Shandong region, the Yueshi culture shows signs of important sociopolitical...More

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