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SO, JENNY F. & BUNKER, EMMA C. - Traders and Raiders on Chinas Northern Frontier

Washington. Sackler Gallery - University of Washington Press. 1995. First Edition. 4to. Pictorial Cover. Fair: front cover creased. 224 pages, 125 illustrations, 40 in colour, 2 maps, notes, bibliography, index, paper. New study on contact trade and intercultural influence between pastoral tribes and urban dwellers along the northern border on both sides of the Great Wall. For the first time, Chinese urban and northern pastoral artifacts are studied and illustrated side by side in light of the most recent archaeological discoveries in China. Taking an unusual point of view, this book emphasizes the character of consumerism in these ancient neighboring societies and the effects of commerce and migration on the appearance and production of everyday and luxury goods. Objects include over 100 bronze, inlaid bronze or cast gold & silver buckles, chariot fittings, weapons, and tools.
EUR 15.00 [Appr.: US$ 17.84 | £UK 13 | JPą 1935] Book number 10286

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