Publication year: 2005
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.
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.
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