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The correspondence of Tiglath-pileser III and Sargon II from Calah/Nimrud
edited by Mikko Luukko, with contributions by Simo Parpola, Devis Morasset and Greta van Buylaere ; illustrations edited by Julian Reade
Helsinki, Finland : The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2012
Baker Berry DS68 .S72 v.19

PASSIA diary
Jerusalem : PASSIA
Baker Berry DS110.W47 P37

Burning country : Syrians in revolution and war
Yassin-Kassab, Robin
London : Pluto Press, 2016
Revolution from above -- Bashaar's first decade -- Revolution from below -- The grassroots -- Militarisation and liberation -- Scorched earth : the rise of the Islamisms -- Dispossession and exile -- Culture revolutionised -- The failure of the elites -- The start of solidarity -- Epilogue : October 2015.
Baker Berry DS98.6 .Y37 2016

The impossibility of Palestine : history, geography, and the road ahead
Kamrava, Mehran, 1964-
New Haven : Yale University Press [2016]
The lessons of history -- The lay of the land -- One nation, divisible -- The travails of state-building -- The road ahead.

The "two-state solution" is the official policy of Israel, the United States, the United Nations, and the Palestinian Authority alike. However, international relations scholar Mehran Kamrava argues that Israel's "state-building" process has never risen above the level of municipal governance, and its goal has never been Palestinian independence. He explains that a coherent Palestinian state has already been rendered an impossibility, and to move forward, Palestine must redefine its present predicament and future aspirations. Based on detailed fieldwork, exhaustive scholarship, and an in-depth examination of historical sources, this controversial work will be widely read and debated by all sides.
Baker Berry DS128.2 .K36 2016

The fall of heaven : the Pahlavis and the final days of imperial Iran
Cooper, Andrew Scott
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016
People -- Events of the 1978-1979 revolution -- Looking for rain. Back to Cairo ; The Shah ; Crown and kingdom ; The Old Lion ; Farah Diba ; The Ayatollah ; "Javid shah!" ; Royals and rebels ; The camp of gold cloth ; The Pahlavi progress ; Emperor of oil ; The turning ; Thirsty for martyrdom ; Last days of Pompeii -- Farewell the Shah. Lights over Niavaran ; The caravan passes ; Five days in May ; Into the storm ; Ramadan rising ; The Great Terror ; Black Friday ; State of siege ; Tehran burning ; Sullivan's folly ; Swept away ; Flight of the eagle.

" An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws the turbulence of the post-war era during which the Shah survived assassination attempts and coup plots to build a modern, pro-Western state and launch Iran onto the world stage as one of the world's top five powers. Readers get the story of the Shah's political career alongside the story of his courtship and marriage to Farah Diba, who became a power in her own right, the beloved family they created, and an exclusive look at life inside the palace during the Iranian Revolution. Cooper's investigative account ultimately delivers the fall of the Pahlavi dynasty through the eyes of those who were there: leading Iranian revolutionaries; President Jimmy Carter and White House officials; US Ambassador William Sullivan and his staff in the American embassy in Tehran; American families caught up in the drama; even Empress Farah herself, and the rest of the Iranian Imperial family. Intimate and sweeping at once, The Fall of Heaven recreates in stunning detail the dramatic and final days of one of the world's most legendary ruling families, the unseating of which helped set the stage for the current state of the Middle East. "--
Baker Berry DS318 .C655 2016

Nationalism in Asia : a history since 1945
Kingston, Jeff, 1957-
Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2017
The idea of nation -- Contemporary culture wars and national identity -- Nation branding confronts troubling realities -- Economic nationalism --Democracy and nationalism -- Sports nationalism -- Chosen and unchosen traumas -- Museums and memorials -- Textbook nationalism and memory wars -- Nationalism and territorial disputes -- Nationalism and the fringes -- Select bibliographical guide to nationalisms in Asia.
Baker Berry DS35.2 .K563 2017

秦汉名物丛考 = Qinhan mingwu congkao / 王子今著
王子今, author
Beijing Shi : Dong fang chu ban she, 2016
Baker Berry East Asian DS715 .W37 2016

我在中国75年 : 二战日本遗孤自述 = Wo zai Zhongguo 75nian : erzhan Riben yigu zishu / 王林起著
王林起, 1935- author
Beijing Shi : Xi yuan chu ban she, 2016
Baker Berry East Asian DS777.5315 .W36 2016

秦始皇帝陵博物院 : 2014年总肆辑 = Emperor of Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum / 秦始皇帝陵博物院编
Xi'an : Shanxi ren min chu ban she, 2014
Baker Berry East Asian DS747.9.Q254 Q2557 2014

The Archaeology of Elam : Formation and Transformation of an Ancient Iranian State
Potts, Daniel T
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016
Elam: what, when, where? -- Environment, climate and resources -- The immediate precursors of Elam -- Elam and Awan -- The dynasty of Shimashki -- The grand regents of Elam and Susa -- The Kingdom of Susa and Anshan -- The Neo-Elamite Period -- Elam in the Achaemenid Empire -- Elymais -- Elam under the Sasanians and beyond -- Conclusion.
Baker Berry DS65 .P68 2016

A companion to Chinese archaeology
edited by Anne P. Underhill
Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2013
Part I: Current Issues in Chinese Archaeology. Introduction: Investigating the Development and Nature of Complex Societies in Ancient China / Anne P. Underhill ; "Despoiled of the Garments of Her Civilization:" Problems and Progress in Archaeological Heritage Management in China / Robert E. Murowchick -- Part II: The Northeast. Earlier Neolithic Economic and Social Systems of the Liao River Region, Northeast China / Gideon Shelach and Teng Mingyu ; Understanding Hongshan Period Social Dynamics / Christian E. Peterson and Lu Xueming ; The Lower Xiajiadian Culture of the Western Liao River Drainage System / Wang Lixin -- Part III: The Upper Yellow River and Upper Yangzi River Regions. The Qijia Culture of the Upper Yellow River Valley / Chen Honghai ; The Sichuan Basin Neolithic / Rowan Flad ; The Sanxingdui Culture of the Sichuan Basin / Sun Hua -- Part IV: The Western Central Plain Region and Environs. The Early Neolithic in the Central Yellow River Valley, c.7000-4000 BC / Zhu Yanping ; The Jiahu Site in the Huai River Area / Zhang Juzhong and Cui Qilong ; The Later Neolithic Period in the Central Yellow River Valley Area, c.4000-3000 BC / Li Xinwei ; The Longshan Culture in Central Henan Province, c.2600-1900 BC / Zhao Chunqing ; The Longshan Period Site of Taosi in Southern Shanxi Province / He Nu ; Production of Ground Stone Tools at Taosi and Huizui: A Comparison / Li Liu, Zhai Shaodong, and Chen Xingcan ; The Erlitou Culture / Xu Hong ; The Discovery and Study of the Early Shang Culture / Yuan Guangkuo ; Recent Discoveries and Some Thoughts on Early Urbanization at Anyang / Zhichun Jing, Tang Jigen, George Rapp, and James Stoltman ; Archaeology of Shanxi During the Yinxu Period / Li Yung-ti and Hwang Ming-chorng -- Part V: The Eastern Central Plain Region and Environs. The Houli and Beixin Cultures / Wang Fen ; The Dawenkou Culture in the Lower Yellow River and Huai River Basin Areas / Luan Fengshi ; The Longshan Culture of Shandong / Sun Bo ; A Study of Lian Sickles and Dao Knives from the Longshan Culture Site of Liangchengzhen in Southeastern Shandong / Geoffrey Cunnar ; The Eastern Territories of the Shang and Western Zhou: Military Expansion and Cultural Assimilation / Fang Hui -- Part VI: The Middle Yangzi River Region. The Pengtoushan Culture in the Middle Yangzi River Valley / Pei Anping ; The Qujialing-Shijiahe Culture in the Middle Yangzi River Valley / Zhang Chi -- Part VII: The Lower Yangzi River Region. The Kuahuqiao Site and Culture / Jiang Leping ; Recent Research on the Hemudu Culture and the Tianluoshan Site / Sun Guoping ; The Liangzhu Culture / Qin Ling -- Part VIII: The Southeast. The Neolithic Archaeology of Southeast China / Tianlong Jiao ; First Farmers and Their Coastal Adaptation in Prehistoric Taiwan / Li Kuang-ti.

"A Companion to Chinese Archaeology is an unprecedented, new resource on the current state of archaeological research in one of the world's oldest civilizations. It presents a collection of readings from leading archaeologists in China and elsewhere that provide diverse interpretations about social and economic organization during the Neolithic period and early Bronze Age. This book: An unprecedented collection of original contributions from international scholars and collaborative archaeological teams conducting research on the Chinese mainland and Taiwan ; Makes available for the first time in English the work of leading archaeologists in China ; Provides a comprehensive view of research in key geographic regions of China ; Offers diverse methodological and theoretical approaches to understanding China's past, beginning with the era of established agricultural villages from c. 7000 B.C. through to the end of the Shang dynastic period in c. 1045 B.C."--Publisher's website.
Baker Berry DS715 .C557 2013

The new Arab wars : uprisings and anarchy in the Middle East
Lynch, Marc, 1969-
New York : PublicAffairs, [2016]
The new Arab wars -- The Arab uprising -- Intervention and militarization -- Syria's uprising -- Democracy's chance -- Autocrats on offense -- Syria in Hell -- The Saudi gambit -- Where do we go from here?

"Less than twenty-four months after the hope-filled Arab uprising, the popular movement had morphed into a dystopia of resurgent dictators, failed states, and civil wars. Egypt's epochal transition to democracy ended in a violent military coup. Yemen and Libya collapsed into civil war, while Bahrain erupted in smothering sectarian repression. Syria proved the greatest victim of all, ripped apart by internationally fueled insurgencies and an externally supported, bloody-minded regime. Amidst the chaos, a virulently militant group declared an Islamic State, seizing vast territories and inspiring terrorism across the globe. What happened? The New Arab Wars is a profound illumination of the causes of this nightmare. It details the costs of the poor choices made by regional actors, delivers a scathing analysis of Western misreadings of the conflict, and condemns international interference that has stoked the violence. Informed by commentators and analysts from the Arab world, Marc Lynch's narrative of a vital region's collapse is both wildly dramatic and likely to prove definitive. Most important, he shows that the region's upheavals have only just begun--and that the hopes of Arab regimes and Western policy makers to retreat to old habits of authoritarian stability are doomed to fail"--Front flap.
Baker Berry DS63.123 .L96 2016

He gave the order : the life and times of Admiral Osami Nagano
Bradley, F. J
Bennington, VT : Merriam Press, 2014
Baker Berry DS885.5.N3 B73 2014

The First World War and its aftermath : the shaping of the Middle East
edited by T.G. Fraser
London : Gingko Library, 2015
"This book gathers together leading scholars in the field to examine the impact of the First World War on the Middle East, so crucial to understanding the conflicts unfolding in the region today. In addition to recounting the international politics of the Great Powers that drew lines in the sand, contributors address topics ranging from the war's effects on women, the experience of the Kurds, sectarianism, the evolution of Islamism, and the importance of prominent intellectuals like Ziya Gökalp and Michel 'Aflaq. They examine the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, the exploitation of notions of Islamic unity and Pan-Arabism, the influences of Wilson and American ideals on Middle East leaders, and likewise the influence of Lenin's vision of a communist utopia. Altogether, they tell a story of promises made and promises broken, of the struggle between self-determination and international recognition."--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry DS63.1 .F59 2015

The shaykh of shaykhs : Mithqal al-Fayiz and tribal leadership in modern Jordan
Alon, Yoav
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]
Introduction -- 1. Born a shaykh -- 2. From maverick to powerful shaykh -- 3. The decade of power and glory -- 4. Between tent, camp, and house -- 5. Times of crisis -- 6. Disgruntled accommodation -- Epilogue : Jordan after Mithqal.
Baker Berry DS154.52.F395 A46 2016

Undeclared wars with Israel : East Germany and the West German far left, 1967-1989
Herf, Jeffrey, 1947-
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, [2016]
Preface -- Acknowledgment -- Abbreviations. Introduction -- East Germany and the Six-Day War of June 1967 -- An anti-Israeli left emerges in West Germany: the conjuncture of June 1967 -- Diplomatic breakthrough to military alliance: East Germany, the Arab States, and the PLO: 1969-73 -- Palestinian terrorism in 1972: Lod Airport, the Munich Olympics, and responses -- Formalizing the East German alliance with the PLO and the Arab States: 1973 -- Political warfare at the United Nations during the Yom Kippur War of 1973 -- 1974: Palestinian terrorist attacks on Kiryat Shmona and Ma'alot and responses in East Germany, West Germany, Israel, the United States, and the United Nations -- The United Nations "Zionism is racism" resolution of November 10, 1975 -- The Entebbe hijacking and the West German "revolutionary cells" -- An alliance deepens: East Germany, the Arab states, and the PLO: 1978-1982 -- Terrorism from Lebanon to Israel's "Operation Peace for Galilee:" 1977-1982 -- The Israel-PLO war in Lebanon of 1982 -- Loyal friends in defeat: 1983-1989 and after -- Conclusion. Bibliography -- Index.

Examines a spectrum of antagonism by the East German government and West German radical leftist organizations, ranging from hostile propaganda and diplomacy to military support for Israel's Arab armed adversaries from 1967 to the end of the Cold War in 1989. A historian who has written extensively on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, the author now offers a new chapter in this long, sad history.
Baker Berry DS119.8.G4 H47 2016

戰國秦漢考古 : 北大未刊讲稿 / 苏秉琦著
苏秉琦, 1909- author
Shanghai : Shanghai gu ji chu ban she, 2014
Baker Berry East Asian DS715 .S845 2014

四分之三的香港 : 行山。穿村。遇見風水林 / 劉克襄著
劉克襄, 1957- author
Taibei Shi : Yuan liu chu ban shi ye gu fen you xian gong si, 2014
Baker Berry East Asian DS796.H74 L556 2014

Shanghai : Shanghai ren min chu ban she, 2015
Baker Berry East Asian DS744 .W356 2015

CEO, China : the rise of Xi Jinping
Brown, Kerry, 1967-
London ; I.B. Tauris, 2016
China has become the powerhouse of the world economy, its incredible boom overseen by the elite members of the secretive and all-powerful communist party. But since the election of Xi Jinping as General Secretary, life at the top in China has changed. Under the guise of a corruption crackdown, which has seen his rivals imprisoned, Xi Jinping has been quietly building one of the most powerful leaderships modern China has ever seen. In CEO China, the noted China expert Kerry Brown reveals the hidden story of the rise of the man dubbed the 'Chinese Godfather'. Brown investigates his relationship with his revolutionary father, who was expelled by Mao during the Cultural Revolution, his business dealings and allegiances in China's regional power struggles and his role in the internal battle raging between the old men of the Deng era and the new super-rich 'princelings'. Xi Jinping's China is powerful, aggressive and single-minded and this book will become a must-read for the Western world.
Baker Berry DS779.49.X53 B76 2016

香港大學饒宗頤學術館十周年館慶同人論文集. 顧問饒宗頤, 李焯芬 ; 主編鄭煒明 ; 編委會成員鄭煒明, 陳德好, 羅慧, 孫沁. 敦煌學卷 /
Baker Berry East Asian DS797.28.D864 X535 2014

我的凉山兄弟 : 毒品, 艾滋与流动青年 = Passage to manhood : youth migration, heroin, and AIDS in southwest China / 刘绍华著
刘绍华, 1968- author
Beijing : Zhong yang bian yi chu ban she, [2015]
Summary in Chinese field only.
Baker Berry East Asian DS731.Y5 L63125 2015

阎明复回忆录 / 阎明复著
阎明复, 1931- author
Beijing Shi : Ren min chu ban she, 2015
Baker Berry East Asian DS778.Y236 A3 2015

Persécutions et entraides dans la France occupée : comment 75 % des juifs en France ont échappé à la mort
Sémelin, Jacques
Paris : Seuil : ©2013
Baker Berry DS135.F83 S46 2013

How I stopped being a Jew
Sand, Shlomo, author
London ; Verso, [2014]
"Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person's camp in Austria, to a Jewish mother and non-Jewish father; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a "secular Jew." With this meditative and thoughtful mixture of essay and personal recollection, he articulates the problems at the center of modern Jewish identity. How I Stopped Being a Jew discusses the negative effects of the Israeli exploitation of the "chosen people" myth and its "holocaust industry." Sand criticizes the fact that, in the current context, what "Jewish" means is, above all, not being Arab and reflects on the possibility of a secular, non-exclusive Israeli identity, beyond the legends of Zionism"--
Baker Berry DS143 .S228154 2014

Imagining the Arabs : Arab identity and the rise of Islam
Webb, Peter, author
Edinburgh, UK : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]
Introduction -- Part One The Rise of Arab Communities ; Imagining ancients Arabs: sources and controversies -- Pre-Islamic ‘Arabless-ness’: Arabian identities -- Arabness from the Qur’an to an Ethos -- Part Two; The changing faces of Arabness in early Islam; Interpreting Arabs: defining their name and constructing their family -- Arabs as a people and arabness as an Idea: 750-900 CE -- Philologists, ‘Bedouinisation’ and the ‘Archetyepal Arab’ after the mid-third/ninth century -- Imagining and reimaging the Arabs:Conclusions
Baker Berry DS63.6 .W43 2016

edited by Ziauddin Sardar + Robin Yassin-Kassab
London : C. Hurst & Co. Ltd., [2014]
Baker Berry DS98.6 .S939 2014

The commander : Fawzi al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab independence, 1914-1948
Parsons, Laila, author
New York : Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016
Ottoman officer -- Syria in revolt -- Palestine 1936 -- Baghdad to Berlin -- Palestine 1948 -- Epilogue.

"Revered by some as the Arab Garibaldi, maligned by others as an intriguer and opportunist, Fawzi al-Qawuqji manned the ramparts of Arab history for four decades. As a young officer in the Ottoman Army, he fought the British in the First World War, and won an Iron Cross. In the 1920s, he mastered the arts of insurgency and helped lead a massive uprising against the French authorities in Syria. A decade later, he re-appeared in Palestine, where he helped direct the Arab revolt of 1936. When an effort to overthrow the British rulers of Iraq failed, he moved to Germany, where he spent much of the Second World War battling his fellow exile, the Mufti of Jerusalem, who had accused him of being a British spy. In 1947, Qawuqji made a daring escape from Allied-occupied Berlin, and sought once again to shape his region's history. In his most famous role, he would command the Arab Liberation Army in the Arab-Israeli war of 1948. In this well-crafted, definitive biography, Laila Parsons tells Qawuqji's dramatic story and sets it in the full context of his turbulent times. Following Israel's decisive victory, Qawuqji was widely faulted as a poor commander with possibly dubious motives. Parsons shows us that the truth was more complex: Although he doubtless made some strategic mistakes, he never gave up fighting for Arab independence and unity, even as those ideals were undermined by powers inside and outside the Arab world."--
Baker Berry DS98.3.Q23 P37 2016

Kanatha von hellenistischer bis spätantiker Zeit
Freyberger, Klaus S., author
Darmstadt : Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2015-
Band I. Die Heiligtümer, Orte der Herrschaft und urbane Kommunikationszentren / unter Mitarbeit von Arwa H. Darwish
Baker Berry DS99.K36 F74 2015

Beyond Constantinople : the memoirs of an Ottoman Jew
Eskenazi, Victor, 1906-1987, author
London ; I.B. Tauris, 2016
Baker Berry DS135.T83 E7413 2016

Iran without borders : towards a critique of the postcolonial nation
Dabashi, Hamid, 1951- author
London ; Verso, 2016
"A history of the cosmopolitan forces that made contemporary Iran "No ruling regime," writes Hamid Dabashi, "could ever have a total claim over the idea of Iran as a nation, a people." For decades, the narrative about Iran has been dominated by a false binary, in which the traditional ruling Islamist regime is counterposed against a modern population of educated, secular urbanites. However, Iran has for many centuries been a nation forged from a diverse mix of influences, most of them non-sectarian and cosmopolitan. In Iran Without Borders, the acclaimed cultural critic and scholar of Iranian history Hamid Dabashi traces the evolution of this worldly culture from the eighteenth century to the present day, journeying through social and intellectual movements, and the lives of writers, artists and public intellectuals who articulated the idea of Iran on a transnational public sphere. Many left their homeland--either physically or emotionally--and imagined it from places as far-flung as Istanbul, Cairo, Calcutta, Paris, or New York, but together they forged a nation as worldly as it is multifarious"--
Baker Berry DS266 .D238 2016

Secrets and lies in Vietnam : spies, intelligence and covert operations in the Vietnam Wars
Dimitrakis, Panagiotis, author
London : I.B. Tauris, 2016
Baker Berry DS559.8.M44 D56 2016

The Iran wars : spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East
Solomon, Jay (Reporter), author
New York : Random House, [2016]
Prologue : a diplomatic ruse -- The Persian domino -- The missed chance -- The Shiite crescent -- The axis of resistance -- The physics research center -- The Rial war -- The clenched fist -- Black gold -- The Arab spring -- The road to Vienna -- Khamenei's shadow -- Conclusion : war and peace.

From the chief foreign affairs correspondent for The Wall Street Journal comes a deeply reported exploration of the decades-long power struggle between Iran and the United States that led to a historic (and potentially disastrous) nuclear deal. For more than a decade, the United States has been engaged in a war with Iran as momentous as any other in the Middle East--a war all the more significant as it has largely been hidden from public view. Through a combination of economic sanctions, global diplomacy, and intelligence work, successive U.S. administrations have struggled to contain Iran's aspirations to become a nuclear power and dominate the region--what many view as the most serious threat to peace in the Middle East. Meanwhile, Iran has used regional instability to its advantage to undermine America's interests. The Iran Wars is an absorbing account of a battle waged on many levels--military, financial, and covert. Jay Solomon's book is the product of extensive in-depth reporting and interviews with all the key players in the conflict--from high-ranking Iranian officials to Secretary of State John Kerry and his negotiating team. With a reporter's investigative eye and the narrative dexterity of a historian, Solomon shows how Iran's nuclear development went unnoticed for years by the international community, only to become its top security concern. He catalogs the blunders of both the Bush and Obama administrations as they grappled with how to engage Iran. And he takes us inside the hotel suites where the 2015 nuclear agreement was negotiated, offering a frank assessment of the uncertain future of the U.S.-Iran relationship. This is a book rife with revelations, from the secret communications between the Obama administration and the Iranian government to dispatches from the front lines of the new field of financial warfare. It exposes the hidden history of a conflict most Americans don't even realize is being fought, but whose outcome could have far-reaching geopolitical implications.--Adapted from dust jacket.
Baker Berry DS63.2.I68 S65 2016

The Jewish oil magnates of Galicia
Montreal ; McGill-Queen's University Press, [2015]
The Jewish oil magnates : a history, 1853 1945 / by Valerie Schatzker -- The Jewish oil magnates : a novel / by Julien Hirszhaut ; translated by Miriam Dashkin Beckerman ; edited by Valerie Schatzker.
Baker Berry DS134.66.G35 J49 2015

Low and licentious Europeans : race, class, and "White subalternity" in colonial India
Fischer-Tiné, Harald
New Delhi : Orient BlackSwan, c2009
Baker Berry DS432.E88 F57 2009

Between Rome and China : history, religions and material culture of the Silk Road
International Union of Academies ; edited by Samuel N.C. Lieu & Gunner B. Mikkelsen
Turnhout, Belgium : Brepols, [2016]
Greeks, Iranians and Chinese on the Silk Road / Josef Wiesehöfer -- Palestine, Syria and the Silk Road / Ulrich Hübner -- Manichaeism on the Silk Road: its rise, flourishing and decay / Werner Sundermann -- Chang'an-China's gateway to the Silk Road / Thomas Thilo -- Religious convergence in Sogdian funarary art from sixth-century North Cina / Gunner Mikkelsen -- Da Quin and Fulin - the Chinese names for Rome / Samuel N.C. Lieu -- Places and peoples in Central Asia and in the Graeco-Roman Near East - a multilingual gazetteer from select pre-Islamic sources / Samuel N.C. Lieu & Gunner Mikkelsen -- Some thoughts on Manichaean architecture and its applications in the Eastern Uighur Khaganate / Lyndon A. Arden-Wong.

This book contains a key study on sericulture as well as on the conduct of the trade in silk between China and the Roman Near East using archaeological and literary evidence. The eight studies in this volume by established and emerging scholars range geographically and chronologically from the Greek Kingdom of Bactria of the 2nd century BCE to the Uighur Kingdoms of Karabalgasun in Mongolia and Qočo in Xinjiang of the 8th-9th centuries CE. It contains a key study on sericulture as well on the conduct of the trade in silk between China and the Roman Near East using archaeological as well as literary evidence. Other topics covered include Sogdian religious art, the role of Manichaeism as a Silk Road religion par excellence, the enigmatic names for the Roman Empire in Chinese sources and a multi-lingual gazetteer of place- and ethnic names in Pre-Islamic Central Asia which will be an essential reference tool for researchers. The volume also contains an author and title index to all the Silk Road Studies volumes published up to 2014. The broad ranging theme covered by this volume should appeal to a wider public fascinated by the history of the Silk Road and wishing to be informed of the latest state of research. Because of the centrality of the topics covered by this study, the volume could serve as a basic reading text for university courses on the history of the Silk Road.
Baker Berry DS33.5 .B48 2016

The Luwian civilization : the missing link in the Aegean Bronze Age
Zangger, Eberhard, author
İstanbul : Ege Yayınları, 2016
Baker Berry DS59.L86 Z36 2016

源義経 / 五味文彦著
五味文彦, 1946-
東京 : 岩波書店, 2004
Baker Berry Japan DS860.M5 G66 2004

源義経 / 角川源義, 高田実
角川源義, 1917-1975
東京 : 講談社, 2005
Baker Berry Japan DS860.M5 K33 2005

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