G380 Online Readings


Shang and Western Zhou Periods

Introduction to Readings on Pre-Classical China

The Discovery of the Shang Dynasty

The Sexagenary Number-Date System of Traditional China

The Oracle Texts

Shang Religion

Shang Kingship and Shang Kinship

Shang Ritual Bronzes

Neolithic China:  Before the Shang Dynasty

Shang Society

The History of the Western Zhou

Inscriptional Records of the Western Zhou

PART I:    Spring and Autumn China
PART II:   Warring States China
: The Qin and Early Han Eras

Additional Online Translations
    The Analects of Confucius

    The Mencius
    The Dao de jing

    Zhuangzi: "Inner Chapters"
    The Great Learning
    The Doctrine of the Mean