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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Weatherford, Jack
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The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-?ve years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they brought an unprecedented rise in cultural communication, expanded trade, and a... [More...]


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The American Pacific: From the Old China Trade to the Present
Dudden, Arthur Power
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In 1784, the United States was scarcely more than a strip of seaports, inland towns, and farms along the Atlantic coast—and already the China trade had begun, as the Empress of China sailed into Canton. From this small beginning, an American empire in... [More...]


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The Religious World of Kirti Sri: Buddhism, Art, and Politics of Late Medieval Sri Lanka
Holt, John Clifford
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In this interdisciplinary inquiry, John Clifford Holt seeks to uncover how Buddhism was understood and expressed in Sri Lanka, Asia's oldest continuing Buddhist culture, during the advent of European colonialism. Holt focuses on King Kirti Sri Rajasinha,... [More...]


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Embracing the East: White Women and American Orientalism
Yoshihara, Mari
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As exemplified by Madame Butterfly, East-West relations have often been expressed as the relations between the masculine, dominant West and the feminine, submissive East. Yet, this binary model does not account for the important role of white women in the... [More...]


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Afghanistan
Dupree, Louis
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Afghanistan, written in 1973, looks at this age old land and country as it was before the Soviet invasion. It contains two epilogues; one written in 1978 and the other in 1980 right before the Soviet invasion. Afghanistan traces the development of this... [More...]


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Alexander and the East: The Tragedy of Triumph
Bosworth, Albert Brian
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In this study Brian Bosworth looks at the critical period between 329 and 325 BC, when Alexander the Great was active in Central Asia and what is now Pakistan. He documents Alexander's relations with the peoples he conquered, and addresses the question of... [More...]


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Mullahs on the Mainframe: Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras
Blank, Jonah
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In Jonah Blank's important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its first look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who have found the core of their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern ideology. Combining orthodox Muslim prayer,... [More...]


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Sites of Desire/Economies of Pleasure: Sexualities in Asia and the Pacific
Manderson, Lenore
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List of Illustrations Preface Introduction: Sites of Desire/Economies of Pleasure in Asia and the PacificLenore Manderson, Margaret Jolly. Ch. 1: Educating Desire in Colonial Southeast Asia: Foucault, Freud and Imperial Sexualities Ann Staler Ch. 2:... [More...]


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Written on Bamboo and Silk: The Beginnings of Chinese Books and Inscriptions, Second Edition
Tsien, Tsuen-Hsuin
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Paleography, which often overlaps with archaeology, deciphers ancient inscriptions and modes of writing to reveal the knowledge and workings of earlier societies. In this now-classic paleographic study of China, Tsuen-Hsuin Tsien traces the development of... [More...]


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Civil and Corrupt Asia: Image and Text in the Itinerario and the Icones of Jan Huygen Van Linschoten
Van Den Boogaart, Ernst
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ForewordIntroductionThe credibility of the curious travellerThe Icones 'drawn from life'?The Icones as a depiction of the hierarchy of civility in AsiaThe Icones as a series of instructive and edifying imagesSome characteristics of this instructive and... [More...]


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