Tag : Shang Dynasty

Ancient Chinese History: Paleolithic Cultures and the Shang Dynasty

This research paper explores Ancient Chinese History of Paleolithic Cultures. Yellow River Originated from the eastern slopes of Tibetan plateau Then, it cuts through desert and steppe, and then the North China plains, and then the sea Desert -> high silt content (40%); “yellow river” Silt = extremely fertile soil; loess soil Great seasonal fluctuation in volume Difficult to navigate and disastrous floods Yangzi River Also originated from the eastern slopes of the Tibetan plateau, but does not cut through […]