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The Worlds of the Indian Ocean (by Philippe Beaujard)

Author: Philippe Beaujard, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris Publisher: Cambridge University Press (2019) Subjects: Global History, Archaeology, History, Archaeology of Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and The Pacific Book…

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Emissary from the Far East: Vojtěch Chytil and the Collecting of Modern Chinese Painting in Interwar Czechoslovakia (by Michaela Pejčochová)

Book: Emissary from the Far East: Vojtěch Chytil and the Collecting of Modern Chinese Painting in Interwar Czechoslovakia Author: Michaela Pejčochová, PhD Graphic Design: Adéla Svobodová Czech and English Volumes:…

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Asian Studies: Meaning and Transformation of Chinese Funerary Art during the Han and Wei Jin Nanbei Periods

Edited by: Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik Published by: Ljubljana University Press, Faculty of Arts Asian Studies Volume 7, issue 2 (2019) This special issue of the journal Asian Studies is dedicated…

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Han Dynasty Stone Carved Tombs in Central and Eastern China (by Chen Li)

Han Dynasty (206 BC–AD 220) stone carved tombs were constructed from carved stone slabs or a combination of moulded bricks and carved stones, and were distributed in Central and Eastern…

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The Steppe and the Sea: Pearls in the Mongol Empire (by Thomas T. Allsen)

In 1221, in what we now call Turkmenistan, a captive held by Mongol soldiers confessed that she had swallowed her pearls in order to safeguard them. She was immediately executed…

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Early Medieval North China: Archaeological and Textual Evidence

Edited by: Müller, Shing / Höllmann, Thomas O. / Filip, Sonja The Xianbei from southeast Mongolia were the first foreign sovereignty over North China since the 4th century. During the…

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