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Image and Economy in the Ancient World: The Bronze Age of Mikhail Rostovtzeff

David Wengrow

in The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159041
eISBN:
9781400848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159041.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines what led Mikhail Rostovtzeff, an ancient historian, almost a century ago to compare distributions of composite figures from China to Scandinavia. Rostovtzeff is known for his ... More


Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Jun Kimura

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book clarifies the dynamics of shipbuilding traditions evolved in East Asia, explained based on the detailed investigations of excavated ships in the region. The previous shipwreck study in East ... More


Dynamics of East Asian Shipbuilding Traditions

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter overviews an objective that aim to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the structural characteristics of ships that once actively voyaged off the coasts of China, Korea, and Japan ... More


Conclusion

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter concludes the historical development of shipbuilding technologies in East Asia over the centuries, assessed at a regional level and from the viewpoint of maritime archaeology. The ... More


The Relationship between Intentional Dental Ablation and Hereditary Agenesis in Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age China

Christine Lee

in A World View of Bioculturally Modified Teeth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054834
eISBN:
9780813053325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054834.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Dental ablation is a rare occurrence in ancient China. While previous studies have looked at cultural reasons for this practice this study examines possible biological causes for intentional tooth ... More


The Discovery of Spanish Colonial Coins from the Sixteenth through the Eighteenth Centuries in the Southeast Coast of China

Miao Liu and Chunming Wu

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054766
eISBN:
9780813053493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054766.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The southeast coast of China played a key role in the ancient maritime history of East Asia. During the tenth to sixteenth centuries there was a common local maritime cultural community inside the ... More


Population Migrations, Colonization, and Social Changes in the Late Prehistoric Lower Yangtze River

Tianlong Jiao

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents a case study that challenges commonly used approaches in Chinese archaeology to population migration, diffusion, colonization, and material culture change. The dramatic decline ... More


Chinese and Japanese Migration in Context

Douglas E. Ross

in An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter establishes a detailed historical context for interpreting archaeological data from Don and Lion Islands and other diasporic Asian communities. It provides information on traditional and ... More


The Quanzhou Ship

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter presents the details of hull structure and construction methods of the Quanzhou Ship dating to the last quarter of the Song Dynasty’s period (960–1279 A.D.). While the ship has been ... More


East China Sea Rising

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter overviews the prominent growth of shipbuilding industries along the East China Sea coasts, which facilitated the expansion of a regional maritime network in the Song Dynasty onwards. ... More


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