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Transeurasian as a continuum of diffusion

Edward Vajda

in The Oxford Guide to the Transeurasian Languages

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198804628
eISBN:
9780191842849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804628.003.0042
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

Intermingling of Turkic, Mongolic, and Tungusic speakers over many centuries left multiple overlapping layers of contact-induced language change in their wake. While the dynamics of pastoralist ... More


A Nonmetric Comparative Study of Past and Contemporary Mongolian and Northeast Asian Crania

Erdene Myagmar

in Bioarchaeology of East Asia: Movement, Contact, Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044279
eISBN:
9780813046266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044279.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The distribution of cranial non-metric variation in skeletal samples encompassing both ancient and modern Mongolian populations was compared with the variation in a range of other northern and ... More


Copulating with One’s Stepmother—Or Birth Mother?

Paul R. Goldin

in Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the reviled but well-attested ancient Chinese practice of zheng烝‎, or copulating with a deceased father’s concubine. Certain social structures, notably institutionalized ... More


From Steppe Roads to Silk Roads: Inner Asian Nomads and Early Interregional Exchange

William Honeychurch

in Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839789
eISBN:
9780824869526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839789.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Nomadic peoples of the Inner Asian steppe have long been credited with playing a role in facilitating exchange along the famous Silk Roads reaching across Eurasia. However, since the historical ... More


Marking Territory: The Militarization of the Huai Frontier

Andrew Chittick

in The Jiankang Empire in Chinese and World History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190937546
eISBN:
9780190937577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937546.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5, “Marking Territory: The Militarization of the Huai Frontier,” maps the natural geography of the Huai frontier that divided the Jiankang Empire from the Sino-steppe regimes of the Central ... More


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