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Archaeology in China. Volume 1: Prehistoric China (From the Library of  Lauriston Ward)

Archaeology in China. Volume 1: Prehistoric China (From the Library of Lauriston Ward)

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Archaeology in China. Volume 1: Prehistoric China (From the Library of Lauriston Ward)

by Cheng, Te-K'un

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Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1959. First Edition. Hardcover. Pp. xix, 250. Index. Illustrated. Plates, intext figures, tables, 1 fold out, and maps. Book plate of Harvard University (stamped Peabody Museum Library), received from the library of Lauriston Ward; inside on the ffep Ward had neatly written his name. Lacking the dust jacket. Brown cloth creased corner tip, faded spine strip, all extremities worn. Library check single check slip adhered inside the back cover. Text is clean, the binding is tight. "Lauriston Ward received his BA from Harvard College in 1903 and his AM from Harvard University in 1934. Ward was Curator of Asiatic Archaeology at Harvard from 1937-1960 and served as President and Founder of the Council for World Archaeology from 1953-1960 and Chairman of the American School of Prehistoric Research from 1954-1960. Ward was very involved in archaeology, not as a dirt archaeologist per se, but as a creative organizing force. His main interests focused on establishing the major outlines in prehistoric Asiatic archaeology and linking the archaeology of several sub-areas of Asia." (Biographical sketch Harvard University.) ; 8vo .

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Title
Archaeology in China. Volume 1: Prehistoric China (From the Library of Lauriston Ward)
Author
Cheng, Te-K'un
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Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.
Place of Publication
Cambridge
Date Published
1959
Keywords
Archaeology - China, Prehistoric China, History - China, Harvard University - History, Archaeology - Asia
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