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The Setting

A. S. Morrison

in Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910: A Comparison with British India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547371
eISBN:
9780191720710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The book opens with a brief account of the book's aims, giving the reasons for undertaking a comparative study. The first chapter provides background information on the political situation in Central ... More


The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Peter Jackson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule. The Mongol conquest of the Islamic world began in the ... More


Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Robin McNeal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China's Warring States era (c. fifth–third centuries BCE) was the setting for an explosion of textual production, and one of the most sophisticated and enduring genres of writing from this period was ... More


From Taming Savages to Going Native: Self and Other on the Taiwan Aboriginal Frontier

Jeff Mielke

in Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter recounts the history of Japan's brutal military conquest of the Taiwanese aborigines and examines the legal rationales that colonial officials offered to justify this conquest. As ... More


Ethnicity in the Qing Eight Banners

James A. Millward and Mark C. Elliott

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Cui Zhilu's actions and attitudes raise a number of questions regarding the operation of categories of identity in the Eight Banners, questions that form the subject of this chapter: How should one ... More


A Church between the Nguyễn and the French

Charles Keith

in Catholic Vietnam: A Church from Empire to Nation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520272477
eISBN:
9780520953826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272477.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1, “A Church between the Nguyễn and the French,” first provides an overview of Catholic religious and social structures in the precolonial era. It next addresses the expansion of missionary ... More


Introduction

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the ways that the Islamic world (Dār al-Islām) was affected by the campaigns of conquest by the armies of Temüjin, better known as Chinggis Khan (d. 1227), and his first three ... More


Devastation, Depopulation and Revival in the Age of Conquest

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the extent of the devastation inflicted on the Dār al-Islām by the Mongol invasions and such recovery as occurred prior to the 1260s, whether as a result of local initiative or ... More


Conquer and Govern: Wen and Wu as a Conceptual Pair in Classical Chinese Thought

Robin McNeal

in Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that the Zhou conquest of the Shang dynasty is the single most important historical event portrayed in classical and pre-classical Chinese texts. These written accounts considered ... More


Dating and Language of the Military Chapters of the Yi Zhou shu

Robin McNeal

in Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter expounds on the study in Chapter 4, and asserts that the preface to Yi Zhou shu demonstrates that the book's chapters 6 through 10 were composed during the reign of King Wen, ... More


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