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An Archive of “Political Trouble in India”: History-Writing, Anticolonial Violence, and Colonial Counterinsurgency, 1905–1937  

Durba Ghosh

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Jan 2014
At the turn of the twentieth century, a campaign of terrorism emerged across India to overthrow British rule. This revolutionary terrorist movement was propelled by three modern ... More

Asian Connections and Chinese Comparisons: The Unconquered East  

R. Bin Wong

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Jul 2015
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Feb 2015
Many of early modern Europe’s connections to Asia were commercial in nature, in contrast to the colonial relations forged by Europeans in the Americas. This chapter considers the ways in ... More

Avestan Society  

Prods Oktor Skjærvø

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
The Avestan language present in the area stretching from the Aral Sea to Helmand province in southern Afghanistan and southeast of the Caspian Sea was in circulation between the second and ... More

China  

Nancy S. Steinhardt

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Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
This article examines China's oldest cities from the earliest evidence of urbanism until the country's reunification under the Sui dynasty (589–618). Covering a period of six millennia, ... More

China and the “Anarchist Wave of Assassinations”: Politics, Violence, and Modernity in East Asia around the Turn of the Twentieth Century  

Gotelind Müller

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Feb 2014
This chapter discusses the reception of what David Rapoport has called the “anarchist wave of assassinations” as the first wave of global terrorism in East Asia at the turn of the ... More

China and the Cold War  

Rana Mitter

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
This chapter examines the role of China in the Cold War. It describes the origins of Cold War in China and the participation of nationalist China in World War 2 and the Cold War, and ... More

China: 1300–1900  

William T. Rowe

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Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
By 1300 China hosted several of the largest cities in the world, and was arguably the world's most urbanized society. These cities did not enjoy nor had they explicitly sought ‘autonomy’ ... More

China: 1900 to the Present  

Kristin Stapleton

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Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
This article chronicles changes in Chinese urban life and in the political and economic environments that shaped the urban system in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The ... More

China: 600–1300  

Hilde De Weerdt

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Feb 2013
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Apr 2013
This article first examines the new criteria by which medieval Chinese cities came to be defined and then traces this redefinition back to the commercialization of local and regional ... More

Chinese Medicine  

Vivienne Lo and Michael Stanley-Baker

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article leans towards practice-orientated accounts. The historical enterprise dignifies itself with the idea that it is possible to share something of the sensory and perceptive style ... More

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