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Modern Armenia  

Simon Payaslian

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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

Modern Hong Kong  

Steve Tsang

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Feb 2017
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Hong Kong entered its modern era when it became a British overseas territory in 1841. In its early years as a Crown Colony, it suffered from corruption and racial segregation but grew ... More

Modern Nepal  

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine

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Mar 2017
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Within the study of the modern period of Nepali history, history is considered here both as a narrative with its internal logic, notably the periodization of history produced by Nepali ... More

Modern Philippines  

Vicente L. Rafael

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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. The ... More

Modern Saudi Arabia  

Fred Lawson

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May 2017
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Modern Saudi Arabia emerged in the 1920s as the successor to a collection of local political entities on the Arabian peninsula, whose histories are only starting to be investigated. ... More

Monetary History of East Asia  

Ulrich Theobald

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Jun 2017
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East Asian monetary systems were traditionally based on commodity monies, the most famous of which were round copper coins (Cash) with a square central hole, and silver ingots (Tael, from ... More

Mongols in the Middle East  

George Lane

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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

Origins of British India  

Tirthankar Roy

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Mar 2017
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The origin of British India can be traced to warfare in 18th-century Europe and India, trade-related conflicts and disputes, and the East India Company’s business model. The state that ... More

Parsi Traders in Western India, 1600–1900  

Lakshmi Subramanian

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Apr 2017
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The Parsi community enjoyed a special status in western India as enterprising traders, who were quick to appreciate the advantages of the British connection especially in driving a huge ... More

Pashtuns  

Robert Nichols

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Mar 2017
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Asian History
With an estimated thirty million or more in Pakistan, twelve million in Afghanistan, and perhaps a million or more in a global diaspora, Pashtuns or Pukhtuns comprise a complex ... More

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