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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 512.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Simone Roberts Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal, and Ravi Shankar, eds., Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond (New York: W. W. Norton, 2008), 734 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 512–513.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Wolfgang G. Schwanitz Robert D. Crews, For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 463 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 501.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Richard Bett Beckwith Christopher , Greek Buddha: Pyrrho's Encounter with Early Buddhism in Central Asia . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 ), 304 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 ihr Bett  —Richard issue. the to newdimension adds afascinating book way...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 108–109.
Published: 01 January 2017
...John Boardman Mairs Rachel , The Hellenistic Far East: Archaeology, Language, and Identity in Greek Central Asia . ( Oakland : University of California Press , 2014 ), 256 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 COMMON KNOWLEDGE 108...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 325.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Francis X. Clooney, SJ Brockey Liam Matthew , The Visitor: André Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia . ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2014 ), 528 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579 China, to Mission   Jesuit The...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Johan Elverskog This article, part of a Common Knowledge symposium on “the consequence of blur,” concerns the place of religion in the historical literature on Asia. It finds a minimalist approach to religion in the case of Buddhism and a maximalist approach in the case of Islam: historians of Asia...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 541–546.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Peter T. Leeson James C. Scott’s The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia argues that the Zomia people of Southeast Asia consciously chose to live without government and that their choice was sensible. Yet basic economic reasoning, reflected in Hobbes’s classic...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2010) 16 (3): 424–438.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Bernard Faure A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article addresses a) the extent to which the familiar term “Buddhist quietism” is legitimate, b) the use of the term by Jesuit missionaries in Asia at the time that Catholic quietism...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 207–210.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Michael N. Nagler Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890–1988), also called Badshah (“the king”) Khan, is a nearly unknown champion of nonviolence in South Asia and a forgotten Muslim ally of Mohandas Gandhi. The story of Khan's Khudai Khidmatgars (“Servants of God”) movement in what was to become Pakistan...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 528–537.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., suggesting that his approach is more a matter of art than of science. In this defense of methodological pluralism, Scott’s approach is shown to be vindicated by his insights into how the peoples of Zomia evolved ways to evade incorporation, over a period of centuries, into any of the states of Southeast Asia...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Southeast Asia ), it lacks any reflection on the history of anarchism beyond the observation that tens of millions of persons wanted to avoid being bossed and taxed by the state. There is in the book, moreover, an absence of reflection on the oppressive nature of society: the state, Scott claims, is always...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 333.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... moreever pluralist of an beliefs ethical and gious reli the to asensitivity law with to need for obedience the balance should states Stoltzfus’s well- doi 10.1215/0961754X-2872594 Safran — Linda period. by subdivided further Asia,”each LaterSouth and Asia, Turkey, Lands, Central Arab...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 332–333.
Published: 01 April 2015
... period. by subdivided further Asia,”each LaterSouth and Asia, Turkey, Lands, Central Arab offor“Art the Iran, newgalleries ofArt’s Museum Metropolitan the by evidenced as regions, different in of Muslims praxes visual underlying the implication, by and, art the distinguish...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 107–108.
Published: 01 January 2017
... The Archaeological Asia. Central with busy very being from historians and archaeologists have travel notstopped of difficulties War the and (Oakland: University of California Press, 2014),256pp. Archaeology, Language, andIdentityinGreek Central Asia Rachel Mairs, doi 10.1215/0961754X...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 525–527.
Published: 01 August 2012
... attention to the unruly though strenuous efforts, over the past dozen years, toward humanization of the social sciences. James C. Scott’s The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009) is an “anarchist history” in the sense...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 432–444.
Published: 01 August 2005
.... myths toneedstrong seem empires, than less Africa. and ofpeoples Asia benighted apparently the torescue desire expressed 1956 of Suez invasion in disastrous the and Africa, and movements of Asia imperial People seventies. violent oldand anti- often...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 January 2006
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 66–92.
Published: 01 January 2006
... . COMMON KNOWLEDGE 68 sultanates emerging in Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean littoral...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 176–179.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Medal in 1995. Editor of the Oxford History of Classical Art, his other books include The Greeks in Asia; The Diffusion of Classical Art in Antiquity; The Greeks Overseas; The Triumph of Dionysos; The History of Greek Vases; and The Relief Plaques of Eastern Eurasia and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 January 2006
... ; The Portuguese Empire in Asia, 1500–1700 Asia, in Empire Portuguese The ; and ; and...