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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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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

Print Culture and the Circulation of Knowledge in Imperial China  

Lucille Chia

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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

Printing and Popular Literature in Imperial China  

Cynthia Brokaw

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Religious Transitions in Twentieth Century Southeast Asia  

Robert L. Winzeler

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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

Schools and Learning in Imperial China  

Linda Walton

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Aug 2017
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Asian History
From the consolidation of the Han empire (206 bce–220 ce) through the collapse of the Qing (1644–1911), ideas about education associated with Confucius (c. 551–479 bce) and his followers ... More

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