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Local Elites and Scholarship in Late Imperial China  

Steven B. Miles

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Jun 2017
Before the end of the Tang dynasty, cultural production was largely a court-centered activity. This began to change as the nature of China’s political, social, and cultural elite, the ... More

Maritime Archaeology of the Indian Ocean  

Himanshu Prabha Ray

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Feb 2017
The interface between the sea and the land and the communities that have historically traversed the Indian Ocean form the focus of this article. Maritime communities have been sustained by ... More

Modern Cambodia  

John Tully

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Modern Armenia  

Simon Payaslian

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Modern Hong Kong  

Steve Tsang

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Feb 2017
Hong Kong entered its modern era when it became a British overseas territory in 1841. In its early years as a Crown Colony, it suffered from corruption and racial segregation but grew ... More

Modern Nepal  

Marie Lecomte-Tilouine

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Mar 2017
Within the study of the modern period of Nepali history, history is considered here both as a narrative with its internal logic, notably the periodization of history produced by Nepali ... More

Modern Philippines  

Vicente L. Rafael

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. Please check back later for the full article. The ... More

Modern Saudi Arabia  

Fred Lawson

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May 2017
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Middle East
Modern Saudi Arabia emerged in the 1920s as the successor to a collection of local political entities on the Arabian peninsula, whose histories are only starting to be investigated. ... More

Monetary History of East Asia  

Ulrich Theobald

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Jun 2017
East Asian monetary systems were traditionally based on commodity monies, the most famous of which were round copper coins (Cash) with a square central hole, and silver ingots (Tael, from ... More

Mongols in the Middle East  

George Lane

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

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