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Ethnicity in Turkic Central Asia  

Peter Finke

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

Ethnicity and Identity in the Ancient Steppe  

Nikolay Kradin

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Georgia before the Mongols  

Stephen H. Rapp Jr.

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
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Central Asia
Nestled in one of Eurasia’s most energetic crossroads, Georgia has a long and multifaceted history. The remains of Homo georgicus excavated at Dmanisi in southern Georgia belong to the ... More

Historical Geography of the Pamirs  

Hermann Kreutzmann

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May 2017
The Pamirs have been a contested space in different periods of time. Access to fertile pastures characterized the local economic competition between nomads and mountain farmers. ... More

Khojas of Kashgar  

Alexandre Papas

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 Armenia  

Simon Payaslian

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The Bukharan Amirate  

Andreas Wilde

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. In ... More

The Medieval Khwājagān and the Early Naqshbandīyya  

Ali Gibran Siddiqui

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Central Asia
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

The Medieval Uyghurs of the 8th through 14th Centuries  

Michael C. Brose

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Jun 2017
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Central Asia
The medieval Uyghurs became a political entity in the mid-8th century when they established their steppe empire as the inheritors of the ancient Türk steppe tribal confederation. They ... More

The Uyghur Empire (744–840)  

Michael Drompp

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Mar 2017
The Uyghurs (Chinese Huihe迴 紇, Huihu回鶻) were a pastoral nomadic people living in the region of the Selenga and Orkhon river valleys in modern Mongolia; they spoke a Turkic language. The ... More

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