World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

David Keightley

Article Id: WHEBN0026811571
Reproduction Date:

Title: David Keightley  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Neolithic signs in China, The Cambridge History of Ancient China, Oracle bone script, MacArthur Fellows Program
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

David Keightley

David N. Keightley is an American sinologist, historian, and Professor Emeritus, Department of History, at University of California, Berkeley.[1][2]

He graduated from Columbia University with a PhD.



  • "A Measure of Man in Early China: In Search of the Neolithic Inch", Chinese Science, 12, 1995
  • "The Religious Commitment: Shang Theology and the Genesis of Chinese Political Culture", History of Religions, Vol. 17, No. 3/4, (Feb. - May, 1978), pp. 211–225
  • Sources of Shang History: The Oracle-Bone Inscriptions of Bronze Age China. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978 ISBN 978-0-520-02969-9; 2d ed. and paperback, 1985. ISBN 978-0-520-05455-4
  • The Origins of Chinese Civilization. Editors David N. Keightley, Noel Barnard, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983. ISBN 978-0-520-04229-2
  • The Ancestral Landscape: Time, Space, and Community in Late Shang China (ca. 1200-1045 B.C.) Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California at Berkeley, 2000. ISBN 978-1-55729-070-0
  • "Clean Hands and Shining Helmets", Religion and the authority of the past, Editor Tobin Siebers, University of Michigan Press, 1993, ISBN 978-0-472-08259-9


  1. ^
  2. ^
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.