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The Archaeology of Korea

The Archaeology of Korea
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  • Date Published: May 2007
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521713177

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  • The Archaeology of Korea surveys Korean prehistory from the earliest Palaeolithic settlers, of perhaps half a million years ago, through the formation of the Three Kingdoms, and on to the creation of United Silla in AD 668, when the peninsula was largely united for the first time. The author examines the development of state-level societies and their relationship to polities in Japan and China, and the emergence of a Korean ethnic identity. Emphasising the particular features of the region, she dispels the notion that the culture and traditions of Korea are only pale imitations of those of its neighbours, China and Japan. Sarah Nelson has specialised in Korean archaeology for twenty years. She draws on her own research and that of Korean colleagues; and while much of the data comes from the Republic of Korea, the north is considered as far as sources permit.

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    • Date Published: May 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521713177
    • availability: Available in limited markets only
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    List of tables
    Preface and acknowledgements
    1. Introduction
    2. Environment
    3. Forest foragers
    4. Early villages
    5. Megaliths, rice and bronze 2000 to 500 BC
    6. Iron, trade and exploitation 400 BC to AD 300
    7. Three Kingdoms AD 300–668
    8. Ethnicity in retrospect

  • Author

    Sarah Milledge Nelson

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