Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 224
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This book focuses on the formative period in pastoral-sedentary relations, the late second and early first millennium BCE, on today's northern borders of China. This area - known as the Northern Zone - emerged as a crucial arena for interactions among sedentary, semi-sedentary, and nomadic people during a decisive period in which the region's unique economic adaptations, socio-political systems, local cultures and identities took shape. It is also during this period that the real and symbolic chasm between the "Chinese" (or Zhou) states and their northern neighbors emerged, and when conscious attempts were made to define a broader, ethnic-like identity vis-a-vis the "other" way of life. Based on archaeological field work in the Chifeng area of Inner Mongolia and on data carefully collected from Chinese archaeological publications, as well as on anthropologically-derived theories and rigorous analytical methods, the book challenges common perceptions which were based mainly on the...