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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 985–986.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., are not very clearly demarcated, nor is there much consideration of how the similarities originated. Skaff refers to a long history of “entanglements” and politico-cultural one-upmanship, and he not unreasonably points out that the problem of origins is beyond the chronological scope of his book. Nevertheless...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 799–801.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jonathan Karam Skaff Tang China in Multi-Polar Asia: A History of Diplomacy and War . By Wang Zhenping . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2013 . xvi, 462 pp. $65.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2014  2014 Wang Zhenping's latest work on Tang...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 287–289.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Jonathan Karam Skaff Although Brose has not issued the final word about the Uyghurs in Yuan China, he has written a pathbreaking book that offers valuable insights into identity and power in the Mongol Empire. Subjects and Masters should be an essential addition to the libraries of all...
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Journal of Asian Studies 11163081.
Published: 21 June 2024
...Jonathan Karam Skaff The King's Road: Diplomacy and the Remaking of the Silk Road . By Xin Wen . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2023 . xi, 389 pp. ISBN: 9780691237831 . © 2024 Association for Asian Studies 2024 Book Reviews China and Inner Asia 763 can...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 824–827.
Published: 01 August 2021
... and foreign relations during the writing of the Jin shu . For that context, Ford could have benefited from engaging more deeply with the work of Jonathan Skaff and this reviewer. He does cite both (e.g., pp. 18–19, 137) as recognizing the persistence of xenophobic rhetoric in the Tang, but he does not take...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 517–518.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of the Eight Princes (300–307), largely unknown to Western Sinologists but widely familiar to the educated (and non-specialist) Chinese public. The chapters by David A. Graff, Jonathan Karam Skaff, and Don J. Wyatt are superb. Graff's illuminating consideration of Tang battle narratives and his conclusions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 295–314.
Published: 01 May 2018
... been remarked upon by a range of recent scholars. Jonathan Karam Skaff ( 2012 , 4), for example, has referred to the “frog in the well syndrome”: The proverbial Chinese frog at the bottom of the well was complacent because of his ignorance of the world outside. Studies of pre-modern China often...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 223–225.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Amartuvshin, pp. 75–83); “Empire Building before the Mongols” (Jonathan K. Skaff and Honeychurch, pp. 85–89); “Genghis Khan Emerges” (senbike Togan, pp. 91–95); “Genghis Khan” (Rossabi, pp. 99–109); “Xi Xia: The First Mongol Conquest” (Ruth W. Dunnell, pp. 153–59); “The Mongolian Western Empire” (David Morgan...