Shang dynasty

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Shang dynasty

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.
Caipital Anyang
Leids Auld Cheenese
Releegion Cheenese folk releegion
Government Monarchy
Historical era Bronze Age
 -  Established c. 1600 BC
 -  Battle o Muye c. 1046 BC
 -  1122 BC est.[1] 1,250,000 km² (482,628 sq mi)

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.