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  1. Islam in China

    Islam in China: A History of European and American Scholarship [Hardback]

    Tuoheti Alimu (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781463243296
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    This book explores the historical development of Chinese Islamic studies in the West in different periods, as first missionaries and then orientalists engaged with the region and sought to understand its Muslim populations. Each period is defined ... .... Learn More
  2. Kushan Mystique

    Kushan Mystique [Hardback]

    David Jongeward (Author); Joe Cribb (Foreword)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781912667468
    Published by : Spink Books
    Who were the Kushan? Why does a powerful Central Asian empire that thrived for centuries rarely appear in world history books? To address questions raised by this obscure yet highly influential period of ancient history, David Jongeward, author of... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The Bukharan Crisis

    The Bukharan Crisis: A Connected History of 18th Century Central Asia [Hardback]

    Scott C. Levi (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780822945970
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    In the first half of the eighteenth century, Central Asia’s Bukharan Khanate descended into a crisis from which it would not recover. Bukharans suffered failed harvests and famine, a severe fiscal downturn, invasions from the north and the south, ... .... Learn More
  7. Qala'at al-Bahrain 3

    Qala'at al-Bahrain 3: The Western and Southern City Walls and Other Excavations [Hardback]

    Flemming Højlund (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788793423282
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: Jutland Archaeological Society Publications
    The capital of ancient Dilmun, Qala’at al-Bahrain, the most important archaeological site in East Arabia, was excavated in 1954-1978 by a Danish expedition from Moesgaard Museum. The first two volumes were published in 1994 and 1997, dealing with ... .... Learn More
  8. The Compassionate Bodhisattva

    The Compassionate Bodhisattva: Unique Southeast Asian images of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara [Paperback]

    Sofia Sundström (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9789088906176
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Southeast Asia has a long history with Buddhism that continues to the present day. Centuries ago, Buddhism spread to various areas of Southeast Asia, where some of the greatest Buddhist images and monuments were produced over 1,000 years ago. Thes... .... Learn More
  9. Hindu Kingship Rituals

    Hindu Kingship Rituals: Power Relation and Historical Evolution [Hardback]

    Nawaraj Chaulagain (Author)

    £81.00

    ISBN: 9781463240479
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Harvard Oriental Series - Opera Minora
    Volume: 11
    In recent decades, Nepal has witnessed a dramatic shift from its ancient form of Hindu kingship to a federal republican democratic secular order, with the official dissolution of monarchy in 2008. This study deals with the religious lives of the Ś... .... Learn More
  10. CINÉMA&CIE INTERNATIONAL FILM STUDIES JOURN ALvol. XVIII, no. 30, Spring 2018

    CINÉMA&CIE INTERNATIONAL FILM STUDIES JOURN ALvol. XVIII, no. 30, Spring 2018: Reinventing Mao: Maoisms and National Cinemas [Paperback]

    Federico Zecca (Editor); Marco Dalla Gassa (Editor); Corrado Neri (Editor)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869771705
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: CINÉMA&CIE
    Volume: vol. XVIII
    This special issue of Cinéma & Cie explores the cultural dynamics, ideological aporias and political struggles that characterize the relationship between Maoism and national cinemas, from the immediate aftermath of the Cultural Revolution to the p... .... Learn More

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