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  1. Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma

    Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma [Paperback]

    Janice Stargardt (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780861592180
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 218
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Among world religions, only Buddhism and Christianity attach a central significance to the role of relics. These two traditions, however, are different in both conceptual and material terms. In Buddhism, the most sacred relics are those considered... .... Learn More
  2. Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and their Bronzes

    Mirroring China's Past: Emperors, Scholars, and their Bronzes [Hardback]

    Tao Wang (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780300228632
    Published by : Yale University Press
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    A lavishly illustrated book that offers an in-depth look at the cultural practices surrounding the tradition of collecting ancient bronzes in China during the 18th and 19th centuries In ancient China (2000-221 b.c.) elaborate bronze vessels were ... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor

    Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor: Memories and Identities [Hardback]

    Eva Mortensen (Editor); Birte Poulson (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9781785708367
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Cityscapes consist of houses, streets, civic buildings, sanctuaries, tombs, monuments and inscriptions created by multiple generations of citizens and foreigners with an interest in the city; they are interpreted and reinterpreted as expressions o... .... Learn More
  5. China: A History in Objects

    China: A History in Objects [Hardback]

    Jessica Harrison-Hall (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9780500519707
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
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  6. Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

    Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory [Hardback]

    Maurizio Peleggi (Author)

    £62.50

    ISBN: 9780824866068
    Published by : University of Hawai'i Press
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    Ranging across the longue duree of Thailand's history, Monastery, Monument, Museum is an eminently readable and original contribution to the study of the kingdom's art and culture. Eschewing issues of dating, style, and iconography, historian Maur... .... Learn More
  7. Yungang: Art, History, Archaeology, Liturgy

    Yungang: Art, History, Archaeology, Liturgy [Hardback]

    Joy Lidu Yi (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781138049901
    Published by : Routledge
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    The first ever comprehensive analysis of its kind in any western language, this unique volume provides a social art history of Yungang: a fifth-century rock-cut court cave complex, UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the greatest Buddhist monum... .... Learn More
  8. 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
    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
  9. Puṣpikā Volume 4

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

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

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781785707568
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Puspika: Tracing Ancient India through Texts and Traditions
    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
  10. 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

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