Book Series Silk Road Studies , vol. 6

Walls and Frontiers in Inner-Asian History

  • Pages: 258 p.
  • Size:160 x 240 mm
  • Illustrations:17 col.
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2003

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  • ISBN: 978-2-503-51326-3
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Summary

Part 1 : China, Russia and Central Asia 
S. LIEU; Nestorian Angels from Central Asia and other Christian and Manichaean Remains at Zaitun (Quanzhou) on the South China Coast
C. MACKERRAS; Xinjiang at the Turn of the Century, and the Causes of Separatism
D. CHRISTIAN; Tsarist Russia in the Context of World History
F. PATRIKEEF; An Elaboration of Empire: Russia's Eastward Expansion and the Imperial Military, 1584-1917

Part 2 : Politics, Conflict and the Perception of Empire 
C. BENJAMIN; The Origin of the Yuezhi
J. MARKLEY, Gaozu Confronts the Shanyu: The Han Dynasty's First Clash with the Xiongnu
G. WATSON; Images of Central Asia in the 'Central Asian Question' c. 1826-1885
K. NOURZHANOV; The Politics of History in Tajikistan: Reinventing the Samanids

Part 3 : Cultural and Religious Exchanges along the Silk Roads 
E. C.D. HUNTER; Converting the Turkic Tribes
F. KIDD, The Chronology and Style of a Group of Sogdian Statuettes
K. PARRY; Japan and the Silk Road Legacy
D. COURT; Concealing and Revealing Women in Central Asia: A Case Study of the Paranja