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The Great Bronze Age of China

An Exhibition from the People's Republic of China

The Great Bronze Age of China( )
Editor: Fong, Wen C.
Author: Bagley, Robert W.
So, Jenny F.
Hearn, Maxwell K.
ISBN:978-0-300-20152-9
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $240.00
Book Description:

Nearly 4,000 years ago, the ancient Chinese made a discovery that would determine the course of their history and culture for two millennia--the alloy of tin and copper known as bronze. Bronze was used for tools and weapons and even musical instruments, but the Great Bronze Age of China has come down to us mainly in the ritual vessels that symbolized power and prestige for China's first three dynasties: the Xia, the Shang, and the Zhou. Passed on to successive conquerors, used...
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Pages:386
Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / Sculpture & Installation
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 12 Inches
Book Weight:4.78 Pounds

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