the Archaeology and Agricultural History of Earlier Chou Dynasty
Fan Zhiming (.Research Lab. of Ancient Agricultural Literature')
On the basis of the newest results obtained in archaeology of earlier Chou Dynasty, this paper determined the location of Youtai(an ancient tribal society) , stated the significant achievements in agriculture and drew the outline of its developing sequence, holding that agriculture in earlier Chou Dynasty is continued from the preceding primitive agriculture and initiated the following tranditional agriculture. And therefore, it is an extramely important transition period in the development of China's agriculture and then provides some convincing proof for putting the study stress of earlier chou history on the Guanzhong area of Shaanxi Province.