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Published: 07 June 2018

354 Pages | 39 illus.


ISBN: 9780190882358

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The Origins of Ancient Vietnam

Nam C. Kim

Oxford Studies in the Archaeology of Ancient States

  • Explores the Co Loa site, which is one of the most significant archaeological and cultural sites of Vietnam
  • Offers a theory of ancient state formation that emphasizes numerous factors, with coercive power and warfare operating in a significant manner
  • Details recent excavations held at Co Loa that were unprecedented by nature
  • Introduces this site into a larger theoretical context about the world's earliest cities and civilizations

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