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The early development of the ‘Cultures’ (rice, wheat, cotton, hemp, silk, cattle, pig) symbolizes the early development of human activities which followed the emergence of man–apes which, in turn, followed the emergence of Ramapithecus and Sivapithecus. The ready availability of facilities and services of abundant flora and fauna were conducive to the development of early human activities within the ‘Himalaya Sphere’, especially in China and India. I remember 20 years ago, when I visited the museum of the Chuxiong Ἦ䲘 County (of Yunnan Province), it proudly claimed the locality as the ‘Homeland of the Ramapithecus’ as the fossils of this ape species excavated at Chuxiong exceeded other places on earth.

I have sometimes been branded an idealist because of my reiteration of the cultural affinity of the two ‘civilization twins’ of China and India. In this book, I purposely go a step further to view the state relationship between China and India from historical times to the present in Chapter 3. This reader will come to appreciate the special relations between China and India through historical times which were mainly through cultural exchange and trade and never through conquest or war. This was the reality before.

7 There is some confusion to be clarified by future archaeological discoveries and studies. Today, the earliest human in China is the ‘Wushan yuanren Ꮏቅ⤓Ҏ/ Wushan Ape Man’ whose fossil was discovered in 1986. Wushan Ꮏቅ is within the jurisdiction of the centrally administered city of Chongqing 䞡ᑚ on the banks of the Yangtse. After more than a decade of studies, experts have ascertained that the Wushan Ape Man lived two million years ago amidst lots of wild animals including horses. International archaeological circles think that this discovery begins to cast doubt to the assertion that the earliest human is from Africa.

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