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  1. Chinese Museums

    Chinese Museums: Strategies and Promotion of Contemporary Chinese Art [Paperback]

    Ornella De Nigris (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9788869771439
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
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    Over the last 30 years, the Chinese system of art museums has enjoyed an unprecedented pace of development. Following a general and ongoing renovation of China’s entire system of national art institutions, there has been an impressive proliferatio... .... Learn More
  2. Asian Philosophers and Their Discontents

    Asian Philosophers and Their Discontents [Paperback]

    Takeshi Morisato (Editor); Roman Pașca (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9788869773341
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Asian Philosophical Texts
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    The present volume brings together translations of hitherto neglected texts from Asian philosophical traditions, along with critical essays dealing with the philosophical issues of translating these texts into Western languages. As the third volum... .... Learn More
  3. Precious Treasures from the Diamond Throne

    Precious Treasures from the Diamond Throne: Finds from the Site of the Buddha’s Enlightenment [Paperback]

    Sam van Schaik (Editor); Daniela De Simone (Editor); Gergely Hidas (Editor); Michael Willis (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592289
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 228
    The Mahābodhi temple at Bodhgayā in eastern India has long been recognised as the place where the Buddha sat in meditation and attained enlightenment. The site, soon identified as the ‘Diamond Throne’ or vajrāsana, became a destination for pilgrim... .... Learn More
  4. The Story of Xinjiang Revealed through Old Maps (1759-1912)

    The Story of Xinjiang Revealed through Old Maps (1759-1912) [Paperback]

    Yao Wang (Author); Lewis James Wright (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781626430747
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
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    Xinjiang, named in 1759 by Emperor Qianlong (乾隆 1711-1799) of the Manchu-led Qing dynasty of China, was ruled by the Qing from the final phase of the Dzungar-Qing Wars when the Dzungar Khanate was conquered, and lasted until the fall of the imperi... .... Learn More
  5. People of Nanjing

    People of Nanjing: A Cultural Perspective on a Historic Chinese City [Paperback]

    Zhaoyan YE (Author); David Charles East (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781626430648
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
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    Nanjing has a prominent place in Chinese culture and history as having been a capital city for ten times throughout the history. The city of Nanjing is a fine history textbook. If one pores over this city, one will evoke the history of China itsel... .... Learn More
  6. Images, Philosophy, Communication

    Images, Philosophy, Communication: Aesthetics and Thought in Japan and the World [Paperback]

    Christopher Craig (Editor); Enrico Fongaro (Editor); Raffaele Milani (Editor); James Tink (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9788869773303
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Hasekura League Intercultural Studies Editions
    Images represent a fusion of creativity, imagination, and symbolism and are crucial to the human quest to discover, invent, and experiment with ever-new visions. Philosophy plays a vital role in interpreting change in an era of rapid and dramatic ... .... Learn More
  7. Kushan Mystique

    Kushan Mystique [Hardback]

    David Jongeward (Author); Joe Cribb (Foreword)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781912667468
    Published by : Spink Books
    Kushan Mystique is in part a personal narrative, and in part a profile of people and places encountered as a result of David Jongeward’s Kushan research and travels. The story begins in a lakeside cottage in northern California where the author de... .... Learn More
  8. Resistance at the Edge of Empires

    Resistance at the Edge of Empires: The Archaeology and History of the Bannu Basin from 1000 BC to AD 1200 [Hardback]

    Cameron A. Petrie (Author)

    £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781785703034
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bannu Archaeological Project
    Volume: 3
    From 1985 to 2001, the collaborative research initiative known as the Bannu Archaeological Project conducted archaeological explorations and excavations in the Bannu region, in what was then the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan, now... .... Learn More
  9. Steppe Dreams

    Steppe Dreams: Time, Mediation, and Postsocialist Celebrations in Kazakhstan [Hardback]

    Margarethe Adams (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822946144
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    Steppe Dreams concerns the political significance of temporality in Kazakhstan, as manifested in public events and performances, and its reverberating effects in the personal lives of Kazakhstanis. Like many holidays in the post-Soviet sphere, pub... .... Learn More
  10. Silk Roads

    Silk Roads: From Local Realities to Global Narratives [Hardback]

    Jeffrey D. Lerner (Editor); Yaohua Shi (Editor)

    £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254709
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In recent decades, there has been a new surge of interest in the history and legacies of the Silk Roads both within academic and public discourses. A field of Silk Roads Studies has come into its own. Consciously mirroring the temperament of its s... .... Learn More

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