DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2016.06.003
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TANG Qi-cui, WU Yu-wei

Abstract: This paper focus on the myth of "Huang of Xiahoushi" (夏后氏之璜), focusing on the distribution of Jade Huang (玉璜) since the early neolithic and its process of pluralistic integration. The paper explores the story of ethnic group, cultural identification and the significance of Jade Huang in the discourse construction of etiquette civilization behind the mythic narrative based on multi-evidence method and the local meaning of literature in ancient Chinese context.