Central Asia Archaeology & History

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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)

    £126.00

    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 Eurasi... .... Learn More
  4. Eurasia at the Dawn of History

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

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

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781107147409
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    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 hierarchies an... .... Learn More
  5. 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 was i... .... Learn More
  6. 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)

    £32.95

    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 where e... .... Learn More
  7. 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

    Special Price: £24.00

    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 land-bas... .... Learn More
  8. Nart Sagas: Myths and Legends from the Ancient Caucasus

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

    John Colarusso (Editor)

    £18.95

    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 whose ... .... Learn More
  9. The Hellenistic Far East

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

    Rachel Mairs (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780520292468
    Published by : University of California Press
    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 years, ... .... Learn More
  10. 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)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9782503566696
    Published by : Brepols
    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 emerging schola... .... Learn More

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