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Carl S. Yamamoto, Towson University
This book examines the life of Lama Zhang, key figure in the "Tibetan renaissance"—a tantric master and literary innovator who forged a new model of rulership and community that would set the standard for later religious rulers of Lhasa.
Edition, Translation and Interpretations, with a Facsimile of the Unique Manuscript by Daniel Prior, Miami University, Ohio
In The Šabdan Baatır Codex Daniel Prior presents the first complete edition, translation, and interpretation of a unique manuscript of early twentieth-century Kirghiz epic-like narrative and genealogical poems, analyzing their patronage and their context of oral and written historiography.
Thomas Welsford, University of Oxford
In Four Types of Loyalty in Early Modern Central Asia, Thomas Welsford offers a bold new way of analysing the Tūqāy-Tīmūrids’ accession to power at the turn of the seventeenth century.
Allen J. Frank
In Bukhara and the Muslims of Russia Allen Frank examines the relationship between Muslims in Russia and the city of Bukhara, examining paradoxes emerging the city’s Sufism-based Islamic prestige, and the emergence of Islamic reformism in Russia.
Edited by Julian Dierkes, University of British Columbia
The contributions in Change in Democratic Mongolia: Social Relations, Health, Mobile Pastoralism, and Mining represent analyses from around the world across the social sciences and form a substantial part of the state of the art of research on contemporary Mongolia. Chapters examine Buddhist ...
Edited by Caroline Humphrey, Uradyn E. Bulag and David Sneath
Published by Global Oriental for the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit at the University of Cambridge, Inner Asia is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with emphasis on the social sciences, humanities and cultural studies.
Edited by Garnik Asatrian
Iran and the Caucasus, a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal, published in three issues per year. Iran and the Caucasus is a journal promoting original, innovative, and meticulous research on the history (ancient, mediaeval and modern), culture, anthropology, literature (textology), ...
Edited by Toni Huber and Stuart Blackburn
Origins and migration are core elements in the histories, identities and stories of Tibeto-Burman-speaking populations in the extended eastern Himalayas. These essays explore theories of explaining origins and migration, methods for studying them and expressions of them in local cultures.
Edited by Ann Heirman, Ghent University, Belgium and Stephan Peter Bumbacher, Universities of Tübingen and Zürich
This book unravels some of the complex factors that allowed or hampered the presence of (certain aspects of) Buddhism in the regions to the north and the east of India, such as Central Asia, China, Tibet, Mongolia, or Korea.
Serving in the British Army, North-West frontier region in the 1890s, Colonel Wylly found there was no reliable, up to date information on the tribes or on the terrain. His work remains valuable for descriptions of tribes and their way of life, and for the background and information on campaigns ...
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