CHP-015 The Shang Dynasty

Episode of: The China History Podcast

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Sep 15, 201030m
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CHP-015 The Shang Dynasty
Sep 15 '1030m
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This week in part two of our dynasty overview, we examine the Shang Dynasty 1600 BC to 1046 BC.  Chinese characters make their appearance for the first time.  Artisans cast the most beautiful bronzes. Because of the discovery of archaeological evidence, many consider this China’s first real dynasty.

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