Chinese and Indo-Europeans

  title={Chinese and Indo-Europeans},
  author={Edwin G. Pulleyblank},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain \& Ireland},
  pages={9 - 39}
  • E. G. Pulleyblank
  • Published 1 January 1966
  • Art
  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland
The question of the origins of Chinese civilization has fascinated scholars for a long time, but, in spite of the great advances that have come from recent archaeological discoveries, we still find extreme divergences of opinion on basic issues. The reasons for this are not far to seek. There are still enormous gaps in the evidence, and to fill in the picture at all one must extrapolate beyond what can be definitely proved. In such circumstances subjective considerations are bound to affect the… 

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