Shang dynasty

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Shang dynasty

商朝
c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC
Remnants o advanced, stratified societies dating back tae the Shang period hae been foond in the Yellae River Valley.
Remnants o advanced, stratified societies dating back tae the Shang period hae been foond in the Yellae River Valley.
StatusKinrick
CaipitalAnyang
Common leidsAuld Cheenese
Releegion
Cheenese folk releegion
GovrenmentMonarchy
Keeng 
Historical eraBronze Age
• Established
c. 1600 BC
c. 1046 BC
Aurie
1122 BC est.[1]1,250,000 km2 (480,000 sq mi)
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Xia dynasty
Zhou dynasty

The Shang dynasty (Cheenese: ; pinyin: Shāng cháo) or Yin dynasty (Cheenese: ; pinyin: Yīn dài), accordin tae tradeetional heestoriography, ruled in the Yellae River valley in the seicont millennium BC, succeedin the Xia dynasty an follaed bi the Zhou dynasty.

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  1. Turchin, Peter; Adams, Jonathan M; Hall, Thomas D (December 2006). "East-West Orientation of Historical Empires" (PDF). Journal of world-systems research. 12 (2): 219–29. ISSN 1076-156X. Retrieved 21 May 2015.