Gentlemanly Terrorists

Author: Durba Ghosh
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316949656
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By placing political violence at the center of India's campaigns to win independence, this book reveals how terrorism shaped the modern nation-state in India.

Mapping The Chinese And Islamic Worlds

Author: Hyunhee Park
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107018684
Size: 20.36 MB
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This book documents the relationship and wisdom of Asian cartographers in the Islamic and Chinese worlds before the Europeans arrived.

Encyclopedia Of Mongolia And The Mongol Empire

Author: Christopher Pratt Atwood
Publisher: Facts on File
ISBN: 9780816046713
Size: 43.90 MB
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A comprehensive reference to Mongolia and the Mongols includes alphabetically arranged entries on the region's history, political movements, key figures, culture, languages, religion, economy, sociology, medicine, and climate .

Marco Polo Was In China

Author: Hans Ulrich Vogel
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004236988
Size: 11.96 MB
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In Marco Polo was in China Hans Ulrich Vogel undertakes a thorough study of Yuan currencies, salts and revenues, by comparing Marco Polo manuscripts with Chinese sources and thus offering new evidence for the Venetian’s stay in Khubilai ...

Women Property And Confucian Reaction In Sung And Y An China 960 1368

Author: Bettine Birge
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139431071
Size: 44.71 MB
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This book, originally published in 2002, argues that the Mongol invasion of the thirteenth century precipitated a transformation of marriage and property law in China that deprived women of their property rights and reduced their legal and ...

China S Super Psychics

Author: Paul Dong
Publisher: Marlowe
ISBN: 9781569247150
Size: 72.74 MB
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According to Paul Dong, the Chinese health discipline "chi gong" generates psychic abilities--which may explain China's numerous psychics and why, since 1982, the Chinese government has been studying and supporting the work of psychics for ...

Confucian Rituals And Chinese Villagers

Author: Yonghua Liu
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 900425725X
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In Confucian Rituals and Chinese Villagers, Yonghua Liu examines how Confucian rituals were introduced to the Chinese countryside and how this introduction brought about social and cultural transformations in late imperial and modern ...

Abraham And Mary Lincoln

Author: Kenneth J. Winkle
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809330490
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Draws on family records to profile the Lincoln marriage as a well-matched partnership in spite of personal differences, offering insight into the contrasting childhoods of the 16th President and and Mary Todd, their shared responsibilities ...