restricted access   Volume 51, Number 2, Fall 2012

Table of Contents


Landscapes of Inequality?: A Critique of Monumental Hierarchy in the Mongolian Bronze Age

pp. 139-163

Big Ding 鼎 and China Power: Divine Authority and Legitimacy

pp. 164-220

Buffer Zone Trade in Northeast Asia in the Second Century B.C.

pp. 221-250

Design Theory and the Australian Tula Adze

pp. 251-277

Material Practice and the Metamorphosis of a Sign: Early Buddhist Stupas and the Origin of Mahayana Buddhism

pp. 278-310

Book Reviews

Buddhist Landscapes in Central India: Sanchi Hill and Archaeologies of Religious and Social Change, c. Third Century B.C. to Fifth Century A.D. by Julia Shaw (review)

pp. 311-313

China in the Early Bronze Age: Shang Civilization by Robert L. Thorp (review)

pp. 313-321

First Farmers: The Origins of Agricultural Societies by P. S. Bellwood, and: The Peopling of East Asia: Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics ed. by L. Sagart, R. Blench, and A. Sanchez-Mazas, and: The Origins of Pottery and Agriculture ed. by Y. Yasuda (review)

pp. 321-333

China Before China: Johan Gunnar Andersson, Ding Wenjiang, and the Discovery of China’s Prehistory/Zhongguo zhi qian de Zhongguo: Antesheng, Ding Wenjiang he Zhongguo shiqianshi de faxian by Magnus Fiskesjo and Chen Xingcan, and: Kina före Kina by Eva Myrdal (review)

pp. 333-336


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