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The Medieval Uyghurs of the 8th through 14th Centuries  

Michael C. Brose

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Jun 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Asian History
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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Asian History
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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Asian History
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

The Yuezhi  

Craig Benjamin

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Mar 2017
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The Inner Eurasian nomadic confederation known in ancient Chinese sources as the Yuezhi were probably descended from Indo-European-speaking pastoral nomads who migrated eastward away from ... More

The 1989 Tiananmen Movement and Its Aftermath  

Rowena Xiaoqing He

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Asian History
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

Transregional Trade in Early Modern Eurasia  

Matthew Romaniello

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Oct 2017
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Asian History
When the Mongol Empire expanded across Eurasia in the 13th century, it not only established a new political order but also unified the trade networks that spread across northern Eurasia, ... More

Warfare and Arms of the Early Iron Age Steppe Nomads  

Oleksandr Symonenko

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Jun 2017
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Asian History
At the turn of Bronze and Early Iron Ages, the nomads of the Eurasian steppe brought about a new and progressive phenomenon in world military history: cavalry warfare. Spanning the vast ... More

Warfare in Premodern Southeast Asia  

Michael Charney

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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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