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Pax Mongolica and a Transcontinental Traffic

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/9780300125337.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the conditions created by the Mongol conquests, summed up in the phrase Pax Mongolica, and the role of the Silk Roads in the transcontinental travel andcommunication to which ... More


The conceptualization of despair in Basque, Spanish, and English1

Itziar Alonso-Arbiol, Cristina Soriano, and Fons J. R. van de Vijver

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

We examined possible dissimilarities in the English, Basque and Spanish prototypical terms for despair. The GRID instrument was used with samples from four geographical regions and five cultural ... More


Making Mindfulness Appealing

Jaime Kucinskas

in The Mindful Elite: Mobilizing from the Inside Out

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190881818
eISBN:
9780190881849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881818.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

This chapter traces the process through which contemplatives transformed Buddhist meditation into many contemplative subcultures to resonate with specific professional audiences in science, business, ... More


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