The Tarim mummies : ancient China and the mystery of the earliest peoples from the West, with 190 illustrations, 13 in color /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mallory, J. P.
Other Authors: Mair, Victor H., 1943-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Rediscovery
  • Ch. 1. Beyond the Centres: Tarim Between East and West
  • Ch. 2. East Central Asia: Players at the Centre of the Board
  • Ch. 3. The Linguistic Landscape
  • Ch. 4. The Testimony of the Hoe
  • Ch. 5. The Mummies Themselves
  • Ch. 6. Tartans in the Tarim
  • Ch. 7. Skulls, Genes and Knights with Long Swords
  • Ch. 8. The Usual Suspects: The Indo-Iranians
  • Ch. 9. Tocharian Trekkers
  • Ch. 10. Who Were the Mummies?
  • Ch. 11. Legacy
  • App. 1. On the Tocharian Problems
  • App. 2. Radiocarbon Dates From Selected Sites.