Central Asia Archaeology & History

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  1. Fitful Histories and Unruly Publics

    Fitful Histories and Unruly Publics: Rethinking Temporality and Community in Eurasian Archaeology [Hardback]

    Kathryn O. Weber (Editor); Emma Hite (Editor); Lori Khatchadourian (Editor); Adam T. Smith (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789004324978
    Published by : Brill
    Fitful Histories and Unruly Publics re-examines the relationship between Eurasia’s past and its present by interrogating the social construction of time and the archaeological production of culture. Traditionally, archaeological research in E... .... Learn More
  2. Eurasia at the Dawn of History

    Eurasia at the Dawn of History: Urbanization and Social Change [Hardback]

    Manuel Fernandez-Gotz (Editor); Dirk Krausse (Editor)

    £89.99

    ISBN: 9781107147409
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Our current world is characterized by life in cities, the existence of social inequalities, and increasing individualization. When and how did these phenomena arise? What was the social and economic background for the development of hierarchi... .... Learn More
  3. Power Politics and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

    Power Politics and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran [Hardback]

    Michael Hope (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198768593
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This study provides a new interpretation of how political authority was conceived and transmitted in the Early Mongol Empire (1227-1259) and its successor state in the Middle East, the Ikhanate (1258-1335). Authority within the Mongol Empire ... .... Learn More
  4. Tales of the Narts: Ancient Myths and Legends of the Ossetians

    Tales of the Narts: Ancient Myths and Legends of the Ossetians [Hardback]

    John Colarusso (Editor)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9780691170404
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Nart sagas are to the Caucasus what Greek mythology is to Western civilization. Tales of the Narts presents a wide selection of fascinating tales preserved as a living tradition among the peoples of Ossetia in southern Russia, a region wh... .... Learn More
  5. The History of Central Asia: The Age of Islam and the Mongols (Volume 3)

    The History of Central Asia: The Age of Islam and the Mongols (Volume 3) [Hardback]

    Christoph Baumer (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781784534905
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Between the ninth and the fifteenth centuries, Central Asia was a major political, economic and cultural hub on the Eurasian continent. In the first half of the thirteenth century it was also the pre-eminent centre of power in the largest lan... .... Learn More
  6. Nart Sagas: Myths and Legends from the Ancient Caucasus

    Nart Sagas: Myths and Legends from the Ancient Caucasus [Paperback]

    John Colarusso (Editor)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9780691169149
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    The Sagas of the ancient Narts are to the Caucasus what Greek mythology is to Western civilisation. Narts Sagas presents a wide selection of fascinating myths preseerved among the Circassians, Abazas, Abkhaz and Ubyks - four related peoples w... .... Learn More
  7. The Hellenistic Far East

    The Hellenistic Far East: Archaeology, Language, and Identity in Greek Central Asia [Paperback]

    Rachel Mairs (Author)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9780520292468
    Published by : University of California Press
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    In the aftermath of Alexander the Great’s conquests in the late fourth century B.C., Greek garrisons and settlements were established across Central Asia, through Bactria (modern-day Afghanistan) and into India. Over the next three hundred ye... .... Learn More
  8. Between Rome and China

    Between Rome and China: Hstory, Religions and Material Culture of the Silk Road [Paperback]

    Samuel N. C. Lieu (Editor); Gunner Mikkelsen (Editor)

    £68.00

    ISBN: 9782503566696
    Published by : Brepols
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    his book contains a key study on sericulture as well as on the conduct of the trade in silk between China and the Roman Near East using archaeological and literary evidence.
    The eight studies in this volume by established and emer... .... Learn More
  9. The Gates of Asia: The Eurasian Steppe and the Limits of Europe

    The Gates of Asia: The Eurasian Steppe and the Limits of Europe [Paperback]

    Warwick Ball (Author)

    £14.95

    ISBN: 9781907318122
    Published by : East and West Publishing
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  10. Creating the Silk Road: Travel Trade and Myth-Making

    Creating the Silk Road: Travel Trade and Myth-Making [Hardback]

    Khododad Rezakhani (Author)

    £62.00

    ISBN: 9781780769783
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    The idea of the Silk Road is an enduring concept. Originally created by 19th century Europeans to provide an understandable narrative of trade in the non-European world, it has become a romanticised term describing a route connecting the East... .... Learn More

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