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Intellectual Trends in Imperial China  

Chang Woei Ong

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Nov 2017
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In a letter to his friend Wang Hui王回 (1023–1065), the great Song dynasty (960–1279) politician, scholar, thinker, and writer Wang Anshi王安石 (1021–1086) makes a distinction between the ... More

Islam, Insurgency, and Port Cities in Southeast Asia  

Joshua Gedacht

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This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Japanese Empire in Hokkaido  

Philip Seaton

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Nov 2017
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The temporal span of the Japanese Empire is most commonly given as 1895–1945, from the acquisition of Taiwan following Japan’s victory in the First Sino-Japanese War to Japan’s defeat in ... More

Japanese Empire in Manchuria  

Emer O'Dwyer

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Nov 2017
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China’s three northeastern provinces (Fengtian, Heilongjiang, and Jilin) were transfigured by Japanese imperialism in the opening decades of the 20th century. South Manchuria and the ... More

Khojas of Kashgar  

Alexandre Papas

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Nov 2017
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The Khojas of Kashgar name a Sufi lineage, which became a ruling dynasty in eastern Turkestan or present-day Xinjiang in western China. Founded by the Samarkandi spiritual master Ahmad ... More

Local Elites and Scholarship in Late Imperial China  

Steven B. Miles

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Jun 2017
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Asian History
Before the end of the Tang dynasty, cultural production was largely a court-centered activity. This began to change as the nature of China’s political, social, and cultural elite, the ... More

Manchuria in Modern East Asia, 1600s–1949  

Dan Shao

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Oct 2017
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Asian History
Manchuria is an English geographical term that, in the past three centuries or so, has referred to the region that approximately overlaps the region of Northeast China (Liaoning, Jilin, ... More

Maritime Archaeology of the Indian Ocean  

Himanshu Prabha Ray

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Feb 2017
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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

Meiji Revolution  

Hiroshi Mitani

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Apr 2017
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Asian History
The Meiji Revolution (1853–1890) transformed Japan from a double-headed federation state with hereditary status system into a unitary monarchy that afforded greater rights and freedoms to ... More

Modern Cambodia  

John Tully

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This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

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