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Aviation and Asian Modernity 1900–1950  

Alan Baumler

Between 1903 and 1950, aviation technology spread around the world and became a key concern of governments and a cultural marker of modernity. After 1903, Asia had to be explored again. ... More

Chinese Charting of Maritime Asia  

Timothy Brook

Navigation played a major role in the integration of East Asian polities and economies prior to and during the arrival of European traders in the 16th and 17th centuries. That arrival ... More

Climate and Disease in Medieval Eurasia  

Monica Green

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

Science, Technology, and Religion in Chosŏn Korea  

Don Baker

During the 518 years of Korea’s Chosŏn dynasty (1392–1910), many things changed and many things stayed the same. After the Yi family established the Chosŏn dynasty, Confucianism became the ... More

Ships and Shipping in Southeast Asia  

Pierre-Yves Manguin

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
Southeast Asian polities were destined to play an active role in the world economy because of their location at the crossroads of East Asian maritime routes and their richness in ... More

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