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Early China: History and Archaeology - AHIS343

This unit is a study of selected topics in early Chinese history and archaeology, including: Shang oracle bones and bronzes; the unification of China and the tomb complex of the First Emperor; the rise of the Han empire; the influence of nomadic peoples of the steppes; the Historical Records of the Grand Historian Sima Qian; the Silk Road; the cosmopolitan civilisation of the Tang; Confucianism; Daoism; Buddhism and other foreign religions in China.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Gunner Mikkelsen

39cp at 100 level or above or (6cp in AHIS or AHST or MHIS or HIST units at 200 level) Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): AHST375
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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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