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Edited by Erik Hornung, Rolf Krauss, and David A. Warburton
This volume, the only up-to-date study of its kind in any language, reviews the foundations of Ancient Egyptian chronology before presenting a relative and an absolute chronology for the time span from prehistoric times until the Hellenistic Period.
Covering the period from the establishment of Sui to the fall of Southern Sung, this volume for the first time gives a full, carefully arrranged overview of China’s diplomatic and trade relations with its major and minor Asian neighbours, and the practical background to the missions.
Michael W. Charney
This study offers a comprehensive look at warfare -- its meaning, culture, technology, tactics, and organization -- in an area of the world previously neglected by military historians.
This dictionary, indispensable for those interested in the Crimea, Ukraine, as well as Eurasian nomadism, is the result of year-long painstaking research into the etymology of Crimean pre-Russian habitation names, shedding light on the Turkic, Greek, Caucasian and other place-names in a ...
Jacques Dumarçay. Translated by Barbara Silverstone and Raphaëlle Dedourge
Carefully following their historical development, this volume describes the various construction techniques in southern Asia; carpentry layout, the setting of bricks, stone-cutting and stereotomy, as well as binders and plasterwork.
Edited by Juliette van Krieken-Pieters
This volume adopts a multidisciplinary approach with contributions from archaeologists, linguists, an architect and lawyers to the many challenges This comprehensive volume on Afghanistan's cultural heritage with contributions from archaeologists, linguist and lawyers, dealing with the many ...
Edited by Livia Kohn
This handbook provides key information on the Daoist tradition in an easily accessible yet highly readable format. It contains a coherent collection of thirty articles by major scholars in the field and presents the latest level of research available today. A highly useful resource for both ...
The first ever comprehensive survey work on the art and architecture of Thailand from the earliest times until the establishment of the Thai-speaking kingdoms. A systematic and elucidating history of pre-fourteenth-century Thailand in a volume indispensable to historians of art, religion, ...
Compiled by Heather Bleaney and María Ángeles Gallego, with a foreword by Willem Vogelsang
This up-to-date, comprehensive, thematically indexed bibliography devoted to Afghanistan now and yesterday will help readers to efficiently find their way in the massive secondary literature available.
Thomas H.C. Lee
This comprehensive survey covers the main aspects of China's educational history: schools and examination system, student movements, private academies, the relationship between state, society and education, life of intellectuals, the conventions of intellectual discourse, and the tradition of ...
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