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Edited, with an Introduction by Valerie Hansen, Yale University
The focus is when the Silk Road trade was at its height. Content is organized chronologically and geographically, concentrating on the sites which flourished in the 3rd and 4th centuries, then Turfan and Samarkand (500-800), closing with the period after 800, when Tang China withdrew troops from ...
Edited by Arthur W. Hummel
Hummel’s biographical dictionary remains the single indispensable reference tool for Chinese history since 1644. It was first published in 1943–44. ‘The best history of China of the last 300 years’ – Hu Shih.
Edited by Susan Pares, With the assistance of J.E. Hoare
Established in 1982, the British Association for Korean Studies has published nine sets of Papers from 1991 to 2005, the outcome of conferences, study days, workshops. The themes of Korea past and Korea present were selected to give the editors and BAKS council the widest choice of options in ...
Pak Kyung-ni. Translated by Agnita Tennant
Originally published in three parts comprising 21 volumes, Pak Kyung-ni’s Land (T’oji) is widely regarded as a masterpiece of Korean literature and has achieved unprecedented popularity in Korea. The epic follows the fortunes and misfortunes of several generations of villagers of a traditional ...
Edited by David Sneath, University of Cambridge, and Christopher Kaplonski, University of Cambridge
This is the first work in English to bring together significant articles in Mongolian studies in one place, which will be widely welcomed by scholars and researchers in this field.A significant aspect of this work is the emphasis on source materials, including some translated from Mongolian and ...
Selected by Roger Buckley
Compiled and Edited by John V. A. MacMurray Counselor of embassy of the United states, assigned to Tokyo: lately Secretary of the American Legation at Peking
An important reference collection of state papers, private agreements, and other documents, in relation to the rights and obligations of the Chinese government in relation to foreign powers, and in reference to the interrelation of those powers in respect to China, from the Sino-Japanese War to ...
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