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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); Michael Willis (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780861592180
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 218
    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. Learning to Become Turkmen

    Learning to Become Turkmen: Literacy, Language, and Power, 1914-2014 [Paperback]

    Victoria Clement (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822964636
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    Learning to Become Turkmen examines the ways in which the iconography of everyday life—in dramatically different alphabets, multiple languages, and shifting education policies—reflects the evolution of Turkmen society in Central Asia over the ... .... Learn More
  3. Social Memory and State Formation in Early China

    Social Memory and State Formation in Early China [Hardback]

    Min Li (Author)

    Regular Price: £110.00

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    ISBN: 9781107141452
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this book, Li Min proposes a new paradigm for the foundation and emergence of the classical tradition in early China, from the late Neolithic through the Zhou period. Using a wide range of historical and archaeological data, he explains the dev... .... 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)

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    ISBN: 9781785708367
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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. The Rise and Fall of Khoqand, 1709-1876

    The Rise and Fall of Khoqand, 1709-1876: Central Asia in the Global Age [Paperback]

    Scott Levi (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822965060
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    This book analyzes how Central Asians actively engaged with the rapidly globalizing world of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. In presenting the first English-language history of the Khanate of Khoqand (1709–1876), Scott C. Levi examines th... .... Learn More
  6. Power versus Law in Modern China

    Power versus Law in Modern China: Cities, Courts, and the Communist Party [Hardback]

    Qiang Fang (Author); Xiaobing Li (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813173931
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Asia in the New Millennium
    Today 700 million Chinese citizens -- more than fifty-four percent of the population -- live in cities. The mass migration of rural populations to urban centers increased rapidly following economic reforms of the 1990s, and serious problems such a... .... Learn More
  7. Water in Kentucky

    Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation [Paperback]

    Brian D. Lee (Editor); Tricia Coakley (Other); Jeffrey W. Stringer (Other); Emma Whitt (Other); Jamey Wiglesworth (Other)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9780813175157
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Home to sprawling Appalachian forests, rolling prairies, and the longest cave system in the world, Kentucky is among the most ecologically diverse states in the nation. Lakes, rivers, and springs have shaped and nourished life in the Commonwealth ... .... Learn More
  8. At the Decisive Point in the Sinai

    At the Decisive Point in the Sinai: Generalship in the Yom Kippur War [Hardback]

    Jacob Even (Author); Simcha B. Maoz (Author)

    £36.50

    ISBN: 9780813169552
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Foreign Military Studies
    The Yom Kippur War pitted Israel against Syria in the north and Egypt in the south in October 1973. Caught by surprise and surrounded by enemies, Israel relied on the flexibility and creative thinking of its senior field commanders. After Israeli ... .... 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

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    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. Water in Kentucky

    Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation [Hardback]

    Brian D. Lee (Editor); Tricia Coakley (Other); Jeffrey W. Stringer (Other); Emma Whitt (Other); Jamey Wiglesworth (Other)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9780813168685
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Home to sprawling Appalachian forests, rolling prairies, and the longest cave system in the world, Kentucky is among the most ecologically diverse states in the nation. Lakes, rivers, and springs have shaped and nourished life in the Commonwealth ... .... Learn More

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