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Buddhist Archaeology  

Himanshu Prabha Ray

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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

Asian Indentured Labor in the 19th and Early 20th Century Colonial Plantation World  

Richard B. Allen

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Mar 2017
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The period between the mid-1830s and early 1920s witnessed the migration of some 3.7 million Africans, Chinese, Indians, Japanese, Melanesians, and other peoples throughout and beyond the ... More

Aviation and Asian Modernity 1900–1950  

Alan Baumler

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Jun 2017
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Between 1903 and 1950, aviation technology was spread around the world and became a key concern of governments and a cultural marker of modernity. After 1903, Asia had to be explored ... More

Chinese Ceramic Production and Trade  

John Miksic

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Jun 2017
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Ceramics are the most abundant types of artifacts made by human beings in the last 12,000 years. Chinese potters discern two types of products: earthenware (tao), which is porous and does ... More

Chinese Charting of Maritime Asia  

Timothy Brook

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May 2017
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Navigation played a major role in the integration of East Asian polities and economies prior to and during the arrival of European traders in the 16th and 17th centuries. That arrival ... More

Christianity in Asia  

Barbara Watson Andaya

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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. The ... More

Civil Law and Jurisprudence in Imperial China  

Nap-yin Lau

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Jun 2017
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In terms of jurisdiction and punishment, the border between civil and criminal laws in imperial China is not clear cut. The same officials can handle both civil and criminal cases, and ... More

Climate and Disease in Medieval Eurasia  

Monica Green

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Daoism and Popular Religion in Imperial China  

Terry Kleeman

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Jun 2017
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Asian History
Throughout the course of premodern China’s history, the planning and performance of religious ritual has been a primary concern. These offerings of bloody victuals, drink, and, later, ... More

Early Buddhism  

Xinru Liu

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Apr 2017
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South Asia around the mid-1st millennium bce was a politically and socially turbulent time. Siddhartha, a young man of the Shakya ganasanga, witnessed the cruelty of warfare and the rising ... More

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