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URN etd-0615106-235422
Author Sheng-song Huang
Author's Email Address hss.sc@msa.hinet.net
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Department Chinese Literature
Year 2005
Semester 2
Degree Ph.D.
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title The Research of Military Organization of Shang Dynasty
Date of Defense 2006-06-05
Page Count 325
Keyword
  • Bows
  • Horses
  • Shi
  • Tribe Arms
  • the Emperors’ Arms
  • Abstract This article is mainly to discuss the components, structures and other related issues as well in two kinds of arm forces, “Tribe Arms” and “Emperor’s Arms” in the Shang Dynasty as the research scope. The components of “Tribe Arms” are the frequently-seen “Crowd” or “Numerous People” in the Oracle Inscriptions, which is mainly composed of infantry served as by a crowd or numerous people and then is assisted by the professional military forces, “Horses” and “Bows.” With regard to “Emperor’s Arms,” its components include three fighting units-- “Shi(師),” “Horses” and “Bows,” among which “Shi” is infantry; “Horses,” chariot soldiers; and “Bows,” bow-and-arrow shooting soldiers. The component of “Shi” is the frequently-seen “People” in the Oracle Inscriptions, and the People directly belong to the Shang Emperor and are the professional fighting soldiers. The components of “Horses” and “Bows” are served as by the noblemen and the noble juniors. In addition, this article also discusses the other related issues, such as the original meaning of “Shi,” the usage of “Shi” and “Ci(次)” in the Oracle Inscriptions, and the meanings of “Ya(亞),” “Brigade” and “Shu(戍)”.
    Advisory Committee
  • De-xio Qio - chair
  • Qi-xiang Zhu - co-chair
  • Rui-jing Lu - co-chair
  • Wen-qiang Liu - advisor
  • Feng-wu Zho - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2006-06-15

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