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Archaeology of Buddhism in Asia  

Himanshu Prabha Ray

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Jan 2019
The eightfold path shown by the Buddha in the middle of the first millennium bce was founded on wisdom, morality, and concentration. Like other contemporary Indic religions, Buddha dhamma ... More

Chinese Ceramic Production and Trade  

John Miksic

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Jun 2017
Ceramics are the most abundant types of artifacts made by human beings in the last 12,000 years. Chinese potters discern two types of products: earthenware (tao), which is porous and does ... More

Maritime Archaeology of the Indian Ocean  

Himanshu Prabha Ray

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Feb 2017
The interface between the sea and the land and the communities that have historically traversed the Indian Ocean form the focus of this article. Maritime communities have been sustained by ... More

The Peopling of Madagascar  

Atholl Anderson

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Jan 2019
Since the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century the observed ethnic complexity of the Malagasy, the Madagascan people, has been a subject of conjecture in several respects. When did ... More

Warfare in Premodern Southeast Asia  

Michael W. Charney

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Apr 2018
Warfare in premodern Southeast Asia, roughly that fought up until the end of the 19th century, was shaped by the environment across the region. Maritime trade connections brought the ... More

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