Metallurgy in Ancient Eastern Eurasia from the Urals to the Yellow River (Chinese Studies v. 31)

Metallurgy in Ancient Eastern Eurasia from the Urals to the Yellow River (Chinese Studies v. 31)

By: Katheryn M. Linduff (editor)Hardback

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Focusing on some of the earliest metal-working cultures in the eastern region of Eurasia (now northern and western China, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Russia east of the Urals), archaeologists and metallurgical scientists present syntheses of data gathered by Russian and Chinese researchers in order to

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Katheryn M. Linduff received her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently Research Professor at the University Center for International studies, University of Pittsburgh. She is the author/editor of five earlier books and many articles.


List of Figures/ Maps; Preface, Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Ancient Metallurgy of Northeast Asia: From the Urals to the Saiano-Altai (Evgenii Chernykh, Evgenii V. Luz'minykh, L.B. Orlovskaia); 2. Historical Persepctives on the Andronovo and Early Metal Use in Eastern Asia (Elena Kuz'mina); 3. The Trans-Ural Fedorovo Complexes in Relation to the Andronovo (Olga Korochkova, Vladmir Stefanov); 4. The Bronze Age Achaeological Memorials in Semirechie (Aleksandr Goriachev); 5. Karasuk Metallugy: Technological Development and Regional Influence (Sophie Legrand); 6. Preliminary Studies on the Bronzes Excavated from the Tianshanbeilu, Cemetery, Hami, Xinjiang (Han Rubin, Sun Shuyun); 7. Metallurgy in Bronze Age Xinjiang and its Cultural Context (Mei Jianjun); 8. Burial Materials Related to the History of the Bronze Age in the Territory of Mongolia (Erdenebataar Diimaajav); 9. Kargaly: The Largest and Most Ancient Metallurgical Complex on the Border of Europe and Asia (Evgenii Chernykh); Bibliography Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780773465282
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 315
  • ID: 9780773465282
  • ISBN10: 0773465286

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