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Harvard University Press, 1983 - History - 142 pages
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Leading scholar K. C. Chang challenges long-standing conceptions of the rise of political authority in ancient China. This strikingly illustrated book is a persuasive demonstration of the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of early civilizations.
  

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good I found some info that i needed for class but not all of it, but thats research for you i guess....

Contents

Clans Towns and the Political Landscape
9
Moral Authority and Coercive Power
33
Shamanism and Politics
44
Art as the Path to Authority
56
Writing as the Path to Authority
81
Access to the Path
95
The Rise of Political Authority
107
The Kings of the Three Dynasties
131
Sources of Illustrations
135
Index
137
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