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Chinese History1 - • Has diverse origins East-West Division • West o Yangshao Culture o 5000bc-3000bc o Current-day Shaanxi Shanxi and Gansu o

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Chinese History 1/19 Prehistory “peking Man” :homo erectus 500,000 to 800,000 years ago Best example of homo erectus Homo sapiens: appeared in China and east asia in 100,000BC Global connection, migrated from Africa Dragon Hill Found a fossil of the “Peking Man” Neolithic Cultures in China Ca. 5000-3000 BC “Neolithic revolution” Beginning of agriculture, domestication of animals, pigs, dogs, etc. Beginning of the settled life o Village life, pottery etc.
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Unformatted text preview: • Has diverse origins East-West Division • West o Yangshao Culture o 5000bc-3000bc o Current-day Shaanxi, Shanxi and Gansu o Simple pottery painted w/ • East o Longshan Culture o Shandong etc. later spread to west o Various elaborate styles of potteries such as cups, tripods, not painted o Famous for thin black pots • North o Hongsheun Culture o From current-day Liaoning o Famous for jade artifacts • Later Neolithic Period •...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course HIST 1608 taught by Professor Williamwei during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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