This unit explores ancient China from its earliest agricultural heritage through the splendour of Shang times to the Han dynasty and the rise of the Great Silk Roads. A critical aspect of the unit is to explore the conflict between the mythological past and the evidence provided by material culture.
1x 2hr seminar/week
1x1000wd equivalent In-class test (25%), 1x4000wd Research Paper (60%), 1x10 minute Presentation (15%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in the archaeology majorProhibitions