4000 to 1000 BCE: Early Civilizations and the Emergence of Pastoral Peoples
Neolithic China ca. 10,000 to 2,000 BCE
Xia, Shang, Zhou ca. 2,100 to 771 BCE
Neolithic Japan, Jomon ca. 10,500 to 300 BCE
Neolithic Korea ca. 7,000 to 900 BCE
Neolithic Southeast Asia ca. 7,000 to 1,500 BCE
Bronze Age ca. 1,500 to 500 CE
Neolithic South Asia ca. 9,000 to 1,000 BCE Indus Valley/Harappan ca. 2,600 to 800 BCE
Table of Contents - 4000 to 1000 BCE

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JAPAN: HISTORY-ARCHAEOLOGY

Neolithic Period (Jomon)

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RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY, THOUGHT

Origin Myths in the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki

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Shinto

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