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Drawing on Qing archival sources, from the Qianlong era to the mid-19th century, this study charts the changes in Qing policy that characterized the empire’s relations with the Central Asian khanate of Khoqand, and shows how these developments impacted on the northwestern frontier of Xinjiang.
A detailed examination of the making of a new province in China's Inner Asian borderlands in the early 20th century providing new insights into the spatial and territorial aspects of modern Chinese state and nation building.
This study of local art patronage in tenth and eleventh century on the Silk Road offers a new explanation for the development of the style and iconography of well known paintings today in the British Museum, in London and the Musée Guimet, in Paris exploring the important effect of regional ...
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.
Surab Sardshweladse und Heinz Fähnrich, unter Mitwirkung von Irine Melikishvili und Sopio Sardshweladse
This dictionary of old-Georgian by Professors Fähnrich and Sardshweladse (†) fills a long-felt hiatus and opens up for the first time the lexicon of its first seven centuries, viz. the 4th to the 11th centuries. A.D. Ample evidence from the Georgian texts themselves, German language explanations.
John R. Perry
A comprehensive grammar of the Persian of Central Asia during the Soviet and post-Soviet periods providing copious sentence examples in both Cyrillic and Perso-Arabic scripts. The verbal system is fully explained, and three indexes facilitate reference.
Edited by Christopher I. Beckwith
While providing unique and detailed information on early Tibeto-Burman languages and their contact and relationship to other languages, this book at the same time sets out to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European model.
Étienne de la Vaissière. Translated by James Ward
The Sogdian were the main traders of Central Asia from the fifth to the eighth century. Their diaspora is attested in India, China, Iran, the Turkish Steppe, but also Byzantium. This is the first attempt to describe their trade.
Edited by John Bray
This book presents the most important findings of recent historical research on Ladakh in the Indian Himalaya. It draws on contributions from historians, art historians, linguists and anthropologists to provide a much richer view of the region’s past than was previously available.
John Vincent Bellezza
Unique original material on the phenomenon of the spirit-mediums of Upper Tibet, the men and women who channel the gods. With extensive interviews with members of this living tradition.
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