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  • Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road by Johan Elverskog
    Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road (English, Paperback) Johan Elverskog

    This groundbreaking work challenges contemporary stereotypes by revealing how both Buddhist and Muslim religious traditions were shaped by a millennium of cross-cultural exchange along the Silk Road from Iran to China.

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  • China in the Early Bronze Age by Robert L. Thorp
    China in the Early Bronze Age (English, Hardback) Robert L. Thorp

    Students of the history and archaeology of early civilizations will find China in the Early Bronze Age the most up-to-date and wide-ranging introduction to its topic now in print. Scholars in Chinese studies will use this work as a handbook and research guide. For all readers, this volume makes fascinating reading in the formative stages of Chinese culture accessible.

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  • Ethnic Identity in Tang China by Marc S. Abramson
    Ethnic Identity in Tang China (English, Hardback) Marc S. Abramson

    Drawing on political writings, religious texts, and other cultural artifacts, as well as comparative examples from other empires and frontiers, this book explores the construction of ethnicity during the Tang dynasty, which reigned for roughly three centuries from 618-907. It offers insights on East Asian and Inner Asian history.

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  • India in the Chinese Imagination by John Kieschnick
    India in the Chinese Imagination (English, Hardback) John Kieschnick

    In this collection of original essays, leading Asian studies scholars take a new look at the way the Chinese conceived of India in their literature, art, and religious thought in the premodern era.

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  • The Royal Hunt in Eurasian History by Thomas T. Allsen
    The Royal Hunt in Eurasian History (English, Hardback) Thomas T. Allsen

    From antiquity to the nineteenth century, the royal hunt was a vital component of the political cultures of the Middle East, India, Central Asia, and China.

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  • The Birth of Orientalism by Urs App
    The Birth of Orientalism (English, Paperback) Urs App

    Modern Orientalism was born in the eighteenth century after a very long gestation period defined less by economic or political motives than by religious ideology. The Birth of Orientalism presents a completely new picture of the Western encounter with Asia, its underlying dynamics, and the discovery of Buddhism and Hinduism.

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  • The Birth of Orientalism by Urs App
    The Birth of Orientalism (English, Hardback) Urs App

    Modern Orientalism was born in the eighteenth century after a very long gestation period defined less by economic or political motives than by religious ideology. The Birth of Orientalism presents a completely new picture of the Western encounter with Asia, its underlying dynamics, and the discovery of Buddhism and Hinduism.

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