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Science, Technology, and Religion in Chosŏn Korea  

Don Baker

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Mar 2017
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During the 518 years of Korea’s Chosŏn dynasty (1392–1910), many things changed and many things stayed the same. After the Yi family established the Chosŏn dynasty, Confucianism became the ... More

Ships and Shipping in Southeast Asia  

Pierre-Yves Manguin

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Mar 2017
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Southeast Asian polities were destined to play an active role in the world economy because of their location at the crossroads of East Asian maritime routes and their richness in ... More

Sugar Industry in Colonial Indonesia  

Roger Knight

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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

The Bukharan Amirate  

Andreas Wilde

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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. In ... More

The Canton Trade, 1700–1842  

Paul A. Van Dyke

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May 2017
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In 1684, China reopened its doors to trade with the outside world, which had a huge impact on the development of global commerce. Canton quickly emerged as one of the few ports in the ... More

The Expansion of the Qing Dynasty of China and the Zunghar Mongol State  

Peter Perdue

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Jun 2017
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The Manchus, a powerful military state in northeast Eurasia, declared the founding of the Qing dynasty in the early 17th century. They conquered Beijing in 1644, and the core of Ming China ... More

The Medieval Khwājagān and the Early Naqshbandīyya  

Ali Gibran Siddiqui

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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

The Medieval Uyghurs of the 8th through 14th Centuries  

Michael C. Brose

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Jun 2017
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The medieval Uyghurs became a political entity in the mid-8th century when they established their steppe empire as the inheritors of the ancient Türk steppe tribal confederation. They ... More

The Uyghur Empire (744–840)  

Michael Drompp

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Mar 2017
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The Uyghurs (Chinese Huihe迴 紇, Huihu回鶻) were a pastoral nomadic people living in the region of the Selenga and Orkhon river valleys in modern Mongolia; they spoke a Turkic language. The ... More

The Xiongnu  

Hyun Jin Kim

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Mar 2017
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The Xiongnu were an Inner Asian people who formed an empire, a state entity encompassing a multiethnic, multicultural, and polyglot population. The ruling elite of this empire were, for ... More

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