CONTENTS


 

 

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgements

Introduction

  1. I  FOUNDATION-STONES TO UNDERSTAND 1 Geography shaped history
    2 Bronze age and bronze drums production
    3 Animist beliefs and bronze drums decoration

    4 Bronze drums classification

  2. II  JOURNEYS THROUGH THE BRONZE DRUM’S COUNTRIES (A) CHINA

    (B) VIETNAM
    (C) MYANMAR
    (D) LAOS
    (E) CAMBODIA
    (F) THAILAND
    (G) SOUTHERN ARCHIPELAGOS: Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore

  3. III  SYNTHESIS : Facts and Interpretations Facts and trends

    Tentative interpretations Conclusion

Other:

Appendices

(a) Bronze drum’s specific arrangements (b) Usages and customs
(c) River trends

Bibliography

Tables

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