Investigations into
Early Shang Civilization:

Project Bibliography


Work on the Shangqiu Project has been supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Henry Luce Foundation, the Wu Foundation for Cultural and Educational Development, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, the Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Foundation, American Council of Learned Societies, and the Harvard-Yenching Institute, as well as internal grants and support from the Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, in Beijing.

Project Bibliography

Chang, Kwang-chih 张光直 (1991). “Shuo Shang cheng 说商城 (On City Shang),” Zhongguo wen wu bao 中国文物报, in four parts (April 28, June 2, July 7, and August 4, 1991). Wenwu Press, Beijing.

Chang, Kwang-chih (1995). “On the meaning of Shang in the Shang dynasty,” Early China 20: 69-77.

Chang, Kwang-chih and Changshou Zhang (1998). “Looking for City Shang of the Shang Dynasty in Shangqiu: A brief report of a Sino-American team.” Symbols (Spring 1998): 5-10. Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge.

Cohen, David Joel (2001). The Yueshi Culture, the Dong Yi, and the Archaeology of Ethnicity in Early Bronze Age China. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Jing, Zhichun (1994). Geoarchaeologic Reconstruction of the Bronze Age Landscape of the Shangqiu Area, China. Doctoral dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota.

Jing, Zhichun and George Rapp, Jr. (1998). “Environmental magnetic indicators of the sedimentary context of archaeological sites in the Shangqiu area of China.” Geoarchaeology 13(1): 37-54.

Jing, Zhichun, George Rapp, Jr., and Tianlin Gao (1995). “Holocene landscape evolution and its impact on the Neolithic and Bronze Age sites in the Shangqiu area, northern China.” Geoarchaeology 10 (6): 481-513.

Jing, Zhichun, George Rapp, Jr., and Tianlin Gao (1997). “Geoarchaeological aids in the investigation of early Shang civilization on the floodplain of the lower Yellow River.” World Archaeology 29 (1): 36-50.

Murowchick, Robert E. and David J. Cohen (2001). “Searching for Shang’s beginnings: Great City Shang, City Song, and collaborative archaeology in Shangqiu, Henan.The Review of Archaeology 22 (2): 47-61. Posted with the permission of the Review of Archaeology.

Sino-American Field Project (1998). Zhongguo She hui ke xue yuan kao gu yan jiu suo 中国社会科学院考古研究所, Meiguo Hafo Daxue Pibaode bo wu guan Zhong Mei lian he kao gu dui 美国哈佛大学皮保德博物馆中美联合考古队. “Henan Shangqiu xian Dong Zhou cheng zhi kan cha jian bao 河南商丘县东周城址勘查简报 (Report on the survey of the Eastern Zhou city site in Shangqiu County, Henan),” (in Chinese). Kaogu 考古 1998.12: 18-27.

Zhang, Changshou 张长寿 and K.C. Chang 张光直 (1997). “Henan Shangqiu di qu Yin Shang wen ming diao cha fa jue chu bu bao gao 河南商丘地区殷商文明调查初步报告 (Preliminary report on the investigation and excavation of the Yin Shang civilization in Shangqiu District, Henan)” (in Chinese). Kaogu 考古 1997.4: 24-31.