The Prehistory of the Tibetan Plateau to the Seventh Century A.D.: Perspectives and Research from China and the West Since 1950

@article{Aldenderfer2004ThePO,
  title={The Prehistory of the Tibetan Plateau to the Seventh Century A.D.: Perspectives and Research from China and the West Since 1950},
  author={M. Aldenderfer and Zhang Yi-nong},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  year={2004},
  volume={18},
  pages={1-55}
}
  • M. Aldenderfer, Zhang Yi-nong
  • Published 2004
  • History
  • Journal of World Prehistory
  • Until recently, there has been no sense of a Tibetan prehistory. Beginning in the 1970s, however, Chinese archaeologists began to systematically explore the plateau, and began to draw an outline of the deep Tibetan past. The pace of research accelerated rapidly in the 1990s, which brought this outline into sharper focus. This paper reviews what is known of Tibetan prehistory until the seventh century A.D., when the Tibetan empire was established. Topics covered in this paper include a… CONTINUE READING
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