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Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Nile Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Recent international intervention in Afghanistan has reproduced familiar versions of the Afghan national story, from repeatedly doomed invasions to perpetual fault lines of ethnic division. Yet ... More

Autumn of the MatriarchIndira Gandhi's Final Term in Office

Autumn of the Matriarch: Indira Gandhi's Final Term in Office

Diego Maiorano

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190233068
eISBN:
9780190247416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233068.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book studies Indira Gandhi’s final term in office as India’s Prime Minister (1980–84). This is an important period in the country’s recent history as it is then that some of the defining ... More

Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c.
                        1850–1960

Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Maria Misra

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a study of the political and economic activities of an important group of British businessmen in India between 1850 and 1960. Though denounced by Indian ... More

Changing WorldsVietnam’s Transition from Cold War to Globalization

Changing Worlds: Vietnam’s Transition from Cold War to Globalization

David W.P. Elliott

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195383348
eISBN:
9780199979172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383348.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

For the most of the twentieth century, the country of Vietnam has served as a symbol of the bipolar system of rival ideological blocs that characterized the Cold War. As the conflict over communism ... More

The China QuestionGreat Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

T. G. Otte

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211098
eISBN:
9780191705731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211098.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

Between 1894 and 1905 the question of the Chinese Empire's future development, its survival even, was the most pressing overseas problem facing the Great Powers. The China Question had the most ... More

China without maoThe Search for a New Order

China without mao: The Search for a New Order

Immanuel C. Y. Hsü

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195060560
eISBN:
9780199854370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195060560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This overview of China's development since Mao's death in 1976 has been expanded for the new edition to take into account changes of recent years. Special attention is paid in this edition to recent ... More

Debates on Civilization in the Muslim WorldCritical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World: Critical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity

Lutfi Sunar (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466887
eISBN:
9780199087556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466887.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Since its birth as a concept, civilization has been defined by an encounter with the ‘other’. Barbarism, the ever-ready counter concept, has provided civilization with its raison d'être—that of ... More

Devouring JapanGlobal Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Nancy K. Stalker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

In recent years, Japan’s cuisine, or washoku, has been eclipsing that of France as the world’s most desirable food. UNESCO recognized washoku as an intangible cultural treasure in 2013, and Tokyo ... More

East WindChina and the British Left, 1925-1976

East Wind: China and the British Left, 1925-1976

Tom Buchanan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199570331
eISBN:
9780191741425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570331.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This book offers a complete, archive-based account of the relationship between China and the British Left, from the rise of modern Chinese nationalism to the death of Mao Tse tung. Beginning with the ... More

Fly Until You DieAn Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War

Fly Until You Die: An Oral History of Hmong Pilots in the Vietnam War

Chia Youyee Vang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190622145
eISBN:
9780190622176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Military History

The Vietnam War is the subject of hundreds of scholarly studies, policy reports, memoirs, and literary titles. As America’s longest and most controversial war, it coincided with domestic turmoil in ... More

Founding an Empire on India's North-Eastern Frontiers, 1790-1840Climate, Commerce, Polity

Founding an Empire on India's North-Eastern Frontiers, 1790-1840: Climate, Commerce, Polity

Gunnel Cederlöf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198090571
eISBN:
9780199082797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090571.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This study is a richly detailed historical work of the unsettled half-century from the 1790s to the 1830s when the British East India Company (EIC) strove to establish control over the colonial ... More

Grounds of JudgmentExtraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan

Grounds of Judgment: Extraterritoriality and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century China and Japan

Par Kristoffer Cassel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199792054
eISBN:
9780199932573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792054.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, World Modern History

This book reopens the question of consular jurisdiction and extraterritoriality in China and Japan. The book combines recent findings in Qing history on the nature of ethnicity and law with the ... More

Guan YuThe Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Guan Yu: The Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Barend J. ter Haar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803645
eISBN:
9780191842030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803645.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Guan Yu was a minor general in his own day, who supported one of numerous claimants to the throne in the early third century CE. He was captured and executed by enemy forces in 219. He eventually ... More

The Hypothetical MandarinSympathy, modernity, and Chinese Pain

The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, modernity, and Chinese Pain

Eric Hayot

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377965
eISBN:
9780199869435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377965.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Asian History

This book begins with two simple questions: Why has the West for so long and in so many different ways expressed the idea that the Chinese have a special relationship to cruelty and to physical ... More

India and the British Empire

India and the British Empire

Douglas M. Peers and Nandini Gooptu (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199259885
eISBN:
9780191744587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

South Asian History has enjoyed a remarkable renaissance over the past thirty years. Its historians are not only producing new ways of thinking about the imperial impact and legacy on South Asia, but ... More

A Jesuit in the Forbidden CityMatteo Ricci 1552-1610

A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

R. Po-chia Hsia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

A 16th century Italian Jesuit, Matteo Ricci was the founder of the Catholic Mission in China. This critical biography tells the story of his remarkable life, one that bridged Counter‐Reformation ... More

Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Languages, scripts, and Chinese texts in East Asia

Peter Francis Kornicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797821
eISBN:
9780191839139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797821.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a wide-ranging study of vernacularization in East Asia, and for this purpose East Asia includes not only China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam but also other societies that no longer exist, ... More

My Enemy's EnemyIndia in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Avinash Paliwal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190685829
eISBN:
9780190872564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. Challenging deeply held ... More

Orientalist JonesSir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Michael J. Franklin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

Sir William Jones (1746–94), poet, philologist, polymath, polyglot, and acknowledged legislator was the foremost Orientalist of his generation and one of the greatest intellectual navigators of all ... More

The Origins of the Cultural RevolutionVolume 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966

The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Volume 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966

Roderick MacFarquhar

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192149978
eISBN:
9780191670084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192149978.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is the final volume in a trilogy which examines the politics, personalities, economics, culture, and international relations of China from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s. The book uses a ... More

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