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History and society in central and inner Asia

Central and Inner Asian Seminar (2004 University of Toronto)

History and society in central and inner Asia

papers presented at the Central and Inner Asia Seminar, University of Toronto, 16-17 April 2004

by Central and Inner Asian Seminar (2004 University of Toronto)

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Published by Asian Institute, University of Toronto in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Material culture -- Asia, Central -- Congresses,
  • Nationalism -- Asia, Central -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- History -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- Social conditions -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- Politics and government -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- Intellectual life -- 21st century -- Congresses,
  • Asia, Central -- Environmental conditions -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Michael Gervers, Uradyn E. Bulag, Gillian Long.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesToronto studies in Central and Inner Asia -- no. 7
    ContributionsLong, Gillian., Bulag, Uradyn Erden., Gervers, Michael, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS327.25 .C458 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination357 p. :
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21610128M
    ISBN 100772776016
    ISBN 109780772776013

      Andre Gunder Frank made the same observation in Centrality of Central Asia, when he asserted that "the trade and political relations between nomads and settlers across the 'Inner Asian Frontiers of China' were prominent in Owen Lattimore's classic."[4] Frank focused on the economic dimension of Lattimore's work and its relationship to the. The Tibetan Empire in Central Asia: A History of the Struggle for Great Power Among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese During the Early Middle Ages by Christopher Beckwith (; ISBN ) Advanced Political - Rather technical with the names and information, Beckwith’s book is very detailed and the best book on the Tibetan Empire.

    This book will interest Central Asian, Russian, and Chinese specialists, as well as those studying the environment, anthropology, sociology, peasant studies, and ecology. Praise “Humphrey and Sneath’s brilliant work profoundly alters the understanding of . Table of Contents. Contents: Preface; A source of the Erdeni-yin erike; China and Central Asia, ; An Oyirod letter in the British Museum; Central Asian Sufism and Ma Ming-hsin’s New Teaching; Confrontations between Muslim missionaries and nomad unbelievers in the late 16th century: notes on four passages from the ’Diya’ al-qulub’; The Naqshbandiyya and the dhikr-i .

      An excellent study on the life of contemporary herders in Inner Asia. Rather than discussing some sort of timeless 'nomad,' Humphrey, Sneath, and the other contributors look at region by region basis the herding strategies and methods used, the impact on the environment, and the roles of the respective governments.4/5. The Regional Conference, held jointly with the European Society for Central Asian Studies, at the American University of Central Asia (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan), was our largest yet. In , the 7th CESS Regional Conference will be held at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan from June ,


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