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Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol NeighborsCulture, Power, and Connections, 580-800$
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Jonathan Karam Skaff

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199734139

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.001.0001

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The China-Inner Asia Frontier as World History

The China-Inner Asia Frontier as World History

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(p.3) Introduction The China-Inner Asia Frontier as World History
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Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors
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Jonathan Karam Skaff

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.003.0000

This introductory chapter discusses the relations between the Sui and Tang Empires and the surrounding Turko-Mongol pastoral nomadic peoples during the medieval period (580–800 ad). It explains the method and theory used in the present study and studies the China-Inner Asia relations, where it introduces the term “Chinese worldview.” The final part of the chapter discusses several concepts that are included in the following chapters, such as patrimonialism, the China-Inner Asia borderlands, and Sui-Tang cosmopolitanism.

Keywords:   Sui Empire, Tang Empire, Turko-Mongol, pastoral nomadic peoples, China-Inner Asia relations, Chinese worldview, patrimonialism, China-Inner Asia borderlands, cosmopolitanism

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