Central Asia, tradition & change
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Published by School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London in London .
Written in English


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On cover: Library and Museum Surveys.

StatementConvenor Shirin Akiner.
SeriesLibrary and museum surveys
ContributionsAkiner, Shirin.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14242208M

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This account provides a rare treat for readers - a slave's own perspective. The book ends by describing a little-known slave rebellion in Central Asia in that nicely underscores Eden's arguments about local slave agency This book fills a large gap in the history of Central Asia and global slavery. Highly Recommended.' Source: Choice. Inherited from the creative ferment of tenth-century Khurasan and Central Asia under the Samanid rulers of Bukhara, these included: the elaboration of a ranked and salaried bureaucracy tied to the state's land revenue and military systems; the institution of elite, or military, slavery; an elaboration of the office of 'sultan'; the courtly. Objectives Features of the Ming and Qing dynasties Social change and continuities Population Growth Technological Innovations The unification of Japan "Son of Heaven" Daily activities were carefully choreographed Conquest in Mongolia and Central Asia Anyone who met the emperor. A particularly interesting case study (in which both nomadic and sedentary traditions play a role) is that of how national identities have developed in what are now the independent states of Central Asia. Time and resources do not permit us to deal comprehensively with all aspects of traditional cultures. We have selected topics in which we.