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Author Shi, Jie, 1979- author.

Title Modeling peace : royal tombs and political ideology in early China / Jie Shi
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 358 pages)
Series Tang Center Series in Early China
Tang center series in early China.
Contents Part I: The Embrace of Body and Soul -- The Union of Husband and Wife -- Integration between Ethnic Han and Non-Han -- Part II: The Public King -- The King of Peace -- The King Under the Gaze
Summary Among the ancient graves and tombs excavated to date in China, the Mancheng site stands out for its unparalleled complexity and richness. Modeling Peace interprets Western Han royal burial as a political ideology by closely reading the architecture and funerary content of this site and situating it in the historical context of imperialization
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Archaeology and history -- China -- Baoding Shi
Ethnoarchaeology -- China -- Baoding Shi
Social archaeology -- China -- Baoding Shi
Archaeology and history
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General
Kings and rulers -- Tombs
Politics and government
Social archaeology
Baoding Shi (China) -- Antiquities
China -- Kings and rulers -- Tombs
China -- Politics and government -- 221 B.C.-220 A.D
Mancheng Qu (Baoding Shi, China) -- Antiquities
China -- Baoding Shi
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019004768
ISBN 0231549202