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  1. A Short History of the Mongols

    A Short History of the Mongols [Paperback]

    George Lane (Author)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9781780766065
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: I.B. Tauris Short Histories
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    The Mongol Empire was the mightiest land empire the world has ever seen. At its height it was twice the size of its Roman equivalent. For a remarkable century and a half it commanded a population of 100 million people, while the rule of Chinggis (... .... Learn More
  2. By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia

    By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean: The Birth of Eurasia [Paperback]

    Barry Cunliffe (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780199689187
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean is nothing less than the story of how humans first started building the globalized world we know today. Set on a huge continental stage, from Europe to China, it is a tale covering over 10,000 years, from the origins ... .... Learn More
  3. Puṣpikā Volume 4

    Puṣpikā Volume 4: Tracing Ancient India Through Text and Traditions [Paperback]

    Lucas den Boer (Editor); Daniele Cuneo (Editor)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781785707568
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Puṣpikā Volume 4 contains the proceedings of the seventh International Indology Graduate Research Symposium (Leiden 2015). The fourteen papers included here cover a rich variety of topics related to the intellectual traditions of South As... .... Learn More
  4. Old Society, New Belief: Religious Transformation of China and Rome, CA. 1st-6th Centuries

    Old Society, New Belief: Religious Transformation of China and Rome, CA. 1st-6th Centuries [Hardback]

    Mu-chou Poo (Author); H. A. Drake (Author); Lisa Raphals (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190278359
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    In the first century of the Common Era, two new belief systems entered long-established cultures with radically different outlooks and values: missionaries started to spread the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth in Rome and the Buddha in China. Rome ... .... Learn More
  5. Early Microlithic Technologies and Behavioural Variability in Southern Africa and South Asia

    Early Microlithic Technologies and Behavioural Variability in Southern Africa and South Asia [Paperback]

    Laura Lewis (Author)

    £68.00

    ISBN: 9781407315522
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2861
    Microlith production is a distinctive and significant stone tool technology. However, inter-regional comparative analyses of microlithic industries are rare, and tend to homogenise these industries by focussing analytical attention on retouched to... .... Learn More
  6. Heroic Saktism: The Cult of Durga in Ancient Indian Kingship

    Heroic Saktism: The Cult of Durga in Ancient Indian Kingship [Hardback]

    Bihani Sarkar (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780197266106
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs
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    Heroic 'Saktism is the belief that a good king and a true warrior must worship the goddess Durga, the form and substance of kingship. This belief formed the bedrock of ancient Indian practices of cultivating political power. Wildly dangerous and s... .... Learn More
  7. Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan: Cases from the Yuan Dianzhang

    Marriage and the Law in the Age of Khubilai Khan: Cases from the Yuan Dianzhang [Hardback]

    Bettine Birge (Author)

    £43.95

    ISBN: 9780674975514
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    The Mongol conquest of China in the thirteenth century and Khubilai Khan's founding of the Yuan dynasty brought together under one government people of different languages, religions, and social customs. Chinese law evolved rapidly to accommodate ... .... Learn More
  8. A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India

    A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India [Hardback]

    Stuart Gray (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190636319
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    At its core, politics is all about relations of rule. Accordingly one of the central preoccupations of political theory is what it means for human beings to rule over one another or share in a process of ruling. While political theorists tend to r... .... Learn More
  9. Age of Empires: Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties

    Age of Empires: Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties [Hardback]

    Zhixin Sun (Author); I-Tien Hsing (Author); Cary Y. Liu (Author); Pengliang Lu (Author); Lillian Lan-ying Tseng (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781588396174
    Published by : Metropolitan Museum of Art
    The first in-depth exploration of the artistic and cultural achievements of China's ""classical"" era Age of Empires presents the art and culture of China during one of the most critical periods of its history - the four centuries from 221 B.C. to... .... Learn More
  10. Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

    Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita [Hardback]

    Manjil Hazarika (Author)

    £43.99

    ISBN: 9780199474660
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The book is multi-disciplinary in its scope and has as its objective the reconstruction of the subsistence strategies and way of life of the prehistoric communities in Northeast India and their movements, dispersals, and settlements. The essential... .... Learn More

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