Content Plan

Broad Framing of Thematic Areas and Subareas

The ORE of Asian History seeks to map the entire field through the content plan outlined below. These areas form the basis of plans for individual articles, which will be commissioned and added continuously over the life of the project. This list will expand as the field evolves.

Visit the Editorial Board page for more information on the experts who have contributed to this plan, and contact us with feedback and article suggestions.

  • Classical culture and civilization

  • Archaeology

  • State formation and Empire

  • Science and Technology

  • Religion and Society

  • Gender and Family

  • Art and Culture

  • Labor

  • Diaspora

  • Periodization

  • Imperialism

  • Orientalism

  • Nationalist and liberation movements

  • Decolonization and Nation Building

  • Economic development

  • Historical genres

  • Interdisciplinary approaches

  • Primary sources

  • Digital resources

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